USU hosts the summer biathlon championship of Russia among veterans
Last weekend, as it has already become a good tradition, the summer biathlon championship of Russia among veterans was held at the biathlon base of the sports complex “Dawn” of Ulyanovsk State University. Both athletes and spectators noted that the place chosen for the route was very beautiful and meets all the requirements of the organization of high level competitions. The whole area of the base occupies 38 hectares and equipped with service cabins, judicial rooms, start finish lines, 30 firing lines, roller ski routes, necessary laps from 1,5 to 3,5 kilometers, the hill of warming up skiing, the system of artificial snowing for winter starts.
Every year the interest in biathlon grows and this time about 50 people - representatives of fifteen regions of the country have participated in competitions (Moscow and the Moscow region, Murmansk, the Saratov and Sverdlovsk regions, Novosibirsk and Krasnoyarsk, Tatarstan, Chuvashia and, the Ulyanovsk region, etc.). The athletes competed in two disciplines – sprint and pursuit, the awards in six age categories for men and one — for women.
Not accidentally the competitions of such a scale take place at the flagship university of the region. The participants of the championship - an excellent example of commitment and a healthy lifestyle for students.