Monthly Archives: August 2021

Three world records, eight Paralympic records

2020 TOKYO SUMMER PARALYMPIC GAMES EXPLANATION OF THE PARA CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM There are 14 classifications for Paralympic swimmers, usually referred to as an “S” followed by a number. “SB” means an athlete classification for breaststroke “SM” is for individual medley events Athletes with physical impairments are divided into S1-S10, SB1-SB9 …

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Due to the situation in Afghanistan, the Russian-led CSTO is conducting military exercises in Central Asia

The Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) plans to hold military exercises in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan due to the ongoing situation in Afghanistan. CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov told the Interfax news agency on August 27 that several thousand soldiers would be involved in the planned Rubezh (Frontier) exercises in Kyrgyzstan …

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