Armored Olympics

Russia Hosts an Armored Olympics

Just when you think you’ve heard it all comes news that Russia is in the midst of hosting a military biathalon – an Olympics for tankers – complete with gold covered combat vehicles for the winners. More information can be found here:

http://www.rt.com/news/169084-tank-biathlon-winners-gold/

2453016 06/25/2014 BMD-4M armored infantry fighting vehicles and T-72B tanks during Tank Biathlon 2014 competition held at the shooting range of the 2nd Guards Motor Rifle Tamanskaya Division in Alabino village. Kirill Kallinikov/RIA Novosti
2453016 06/25/2014 BMD-4M armored infantry fighting vehicles and T-72B tanks during Tank Biathlon 2014 competition held at the shooting range of the 2nd Guards Motor Rifle Tamanskaya Division in Alabino village. Kirill Kallinikov/RIA Novosti

Thirteen nations are competing including the Chinese, who are using their own vehicles to participate.

 
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