An Arm wrestling competition among the Emergencies Ministry’s Crimea Republic Directorate’s employees has been held in the town of Armyansk within the Year of Civil Defense.
The competition popularizes sport, propagates healthy life style and helps finding out athletes among rescuers of Crimea. 7 teams took part in the competition: 6 fire and rescue units of the Federal Fire Service of Crimea and teams from the Crimea Republic Directorate of the Emergencies Ministry.
The competition was held in two weight categories and in two exercises: wrestling on the right and left arms. Winners were awarded diplomas and valuable presents.
The Emergencies Ministry’s Crimea Republic management pays special attention to the personnel training. Rescuers have to pass physical training standards every year in various competitions.
Arm wrestling is a single combat sport. Athletes put their hands on the solid, flat surface (usually a table), holding their hands in a lock-manner. The objective is to press the rival’s arm against the surface.