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2022 International Military Games (MIG) closes: Vietnam People’s Army delegation ranks 5th

30 Aug 2022 | 18:44 | News

The Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) delegation to participate in the 2022 Army Games abroad, led by Colonel Ta Quang Thuo, Deputy Head of the Military Training Department of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, attended the closing ceremony.

Earlier, on the same afternoon, the first group final of the “Ongoing Tank” competition was held. As a result, the tank team of the Russian Federation won the first place, the Belarusian team won the second place, and the third place was the Chinese team. . This year, the Vietnam People’s Army Tank Team reached the first semi-final of the competition.

The ceremony of awarding the first group trophy of the

The ceremony of awarding the first group trophy of the “Tank Advance” competition to the tank team of the Russian Federation. Photo: PHU SON

At the closing ceremony, the organizing committee awarded the trophy to the tank team of the Russian Federation. The musical troupe of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation also performed many unique cultural performances, including a well-known jazz band.

The 2022 Army Games will be held from August 13 to 27, with 264 teams from 34 countries competing in 34 events. The Games were held in 12 countries including Russia, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Vietnam. This is also the first year that the Army Games have been held in a country in South America (Venezuela). At the same time, two countries, Bolivia and Rwanda, participated in the Military Games for the first time.

In the group stage results, Russia ranked first, Uzbekistan ranked second; Belarus and Kazakhstan tied for third; China and Iran both ranked fourth, and the Vietnam People’s Army delegation ranked fifth with 1 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze.

    Some cultural performances at the closing ceremony of the 2022 Army Games. Photo: PHU SON

Some cultural performances at the closing ceremony of the 2022 Army Games. Photo: PHU SON

In addition to holding the “accident zone” competition in Vietnam, the Vietnam People’s Army also sent teams to participate in tank marches (Russian competition), cultural army (Russia), military medical supplies (Russian Federation) and many other contents. ), Special Breakthrough (Russian Federation), Secure Environment (Uzbekistan), Field Kitchen (Uzbekistan), Skill Mastery (Belarus), Tactical Gunner (Kazakhstan), and Meridian (Kazakhstan).

The specific achievements of the Vietnam People’s Army teams in the 2022 Army Games are as follows: Accident Area Team (Gold Medal); Team Cultural Army (Silver Medal); Bronze Medal); Safety Environment Team (Bronze Medal); Field Kitchen Team (Bronze Medal), Tactical Gunners Team and Meridian Team ranked 4th; Tank Team advanced to the semifinals. In addition, in the case of participating in the Army Games for the first time, a special breakthrough team composed of 12 military cadets who stayed in Russia won the bronze medal.

Also during the content of the competition within the framework of the 2022 Army Games, a high-level delegation of the Vietnam People’s Army led by General Ngo Minh Thien, Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, came to Russia to participate in the .Army-2022 International Military Technology Forum and the 10th Moscow International Safety meeting.

HUONG (from Moscow, Russia)