Teams of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan complete their short-distance mixed relay

2019-08-08 11:09:27

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 7, the short-distance mixed relay event of the ‘Aravt’ international equestrian marathon kicked off. The participants have to cover the distance of 3.1 km by foot and 4.1 km on horseback, doing five missions such as throwing grenades and going through obstacles as they go along the course. As according to their order that was decided by lottery, the teams of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan were the first to test their skills in the event, with the teams of Mongolia and Russia participating in the event today.

The closing ceremony of the ‘Aravt’ international equestrian marathon is to take place at 4 pm today on August 8. The Brigade no.032 of the Mongolian Armed Forces will be doing a performance on horseback during the ceremony.