The International competitions in Fire-Applied Sport for the Cup "Friendship" and the prize "Golden ground attack".

According to the Plan of the main sport events of the International Sport Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers 2014, from 19 to 21 May 2014, the International competitions in Fire-Applied Sport for the Cup "Friendship" and the prize "Golden ground attack" were held at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre of Moscow in the International Salon "Integrated Safety and Security-2014".

The competition were organized and conducted under the auspices of the International Sport Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers and with the direct participation of the Central Sports Club of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and the General Department of Emergency of Russia in Moscow.

The strongest athletes of Belarus, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, as well as teams of the General Departments of Emergency of Russia in Moscow and Moscow region, 4 educational institutions of the Russian Federation took part in the competition.

Despite the large territorial distance from Moscow, our partners from South Korea did not ignore the event, and found the opportunity to participate as observers.

The debut of girls became the main event of the competition. Girls stormed a training tower in the window of the 2nd floor. Girls have already written their names in the history of Fire and Rescue Sport as the founders and the first winners, creating an extraordinary atmosphere of competition. The next time, the girls will test their strength at the World Youth Championship and World Women Championship in Fire and Rescue Sport in Czech Republic (Svitavy, 13-20 July, 2014).

The representative of the Russian team showed a high level of preparation for these competitions. He ran per 13 seconds in his four races, two attempts, and the semi-final race. Final time - 12.77 seconds allowed him to excel all his rivals and win the grand prize of the competition.

Teams of men and women fought for the title of best in climbing on an assault ladder to the window of the 4th and 2nd floors of the training tower, as in the team and individual competitions.

As a result of hard fight in the team competition for the Cup "Friendship" among men, the Russian team took the first place, the team of Belarus took second place and the team of Kazakhstan took third place.

In the team championship among women, the Belarusian team took first place, the Russian team took the second place and the team of Kazakhstan took the third place.

In the individual competition for the prize "Golden ground attack" places were as follows:

Men:

First place – Roman Wagner (Russia)

Second place – Albert Loginov (Russia)

Third place – Konstantin Kurganskii (Russia)

Women:

First place – Elena Prishchepova (Belarus)

Second place – Oksana Korevo (Belarus)

Third place – Tatiana Mogilevskaya (Russia).

The President of the International Sport Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers Vladimir Puchkov watched with interest the competition, at the opening ceremony, he made welcome speech and wished all participants to achieve new heights and victories.

Winners of the competitions were awarded with medals, diplomas and prizes Participants of the competitions have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the innovative products and technologies in 11 thematic exhibitions of the Salon: Fire Safety and Protection Technology, Rescue Means and Emergency Medicine, Transport Safety, Protection & Defense, Border Security, Information Technology, Industrial and Environmental Safety, Nuclear and Radiation Security. The innovative products and technologies were presented by Russian and foreign manufacturers and suppliers at the 7th International Salon "Integrated Safety and Security-2014".