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For the “Peace Fighter Competition” “Organized as part of the International Army Games in Armenia, a Belarusian army officer set a record for throwing a 600 gram grenade at a distance. Captain Alexander Tavruk threw a grenade at a range of 72 meters 35 centimeters. This is a record for the Seventh Army Games. Throwing is done on four targets at a distance of 20, 25, 30 and 35 meters.The target consists of two circles with a common center.The diameter of the circle is 2 and 4 meters.
As a military sports projectile is used analogue of the Soviet defensive hand grenade F-1 (“lemon”) weighing 600 grams.The range depends on the physical characteristics of the soldier and is 30-45 meters in diameter.The radius of scattering of fragments is about 30 meters.
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