The International Sport Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers

Broadcasting on the international TV channel RT

Broadcasting on the international TV channel RT

At the Lokomotiv stadium in Saratov, the opening of the World Fire and Rescue Sports Championship took place. During the week, 600 athletes and delegates from more than 20 countries came to fight for medals.

Competitions among firefighters and rescuers are not only sports, but also the most important element in the training of specialists. In wrestling, character is tempered, team spirit is nurtured, and willingness to fight for the result is instilled,

said the head of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia, Eugene Zinichev. He expressed confidence that the championship is held at a fairly high level.

For the first time, athletes from China came to the competition. Also in Saratov as observers are representatives of sports federations of firefighters of India and Italy.