Tanks in Russia - level 2

Tanks in Russia - level 2

26-08-2013 14:00

There is a new sport which was invented in Russia. It is a tank biathlon.

Its rules are similar to the traditional biathlon. Tanks race around a 13-mile track and have to hit five targets. If the tanks miss, they have to go an extra 500 metres.

Apart from Russian tanks, there are also tanks from three other countries. The Russian Defence Minister sent an invitation to the USA, too. The USA didn't join in. What a pity. 

Difficult words: track (way), invitation (letter which invites somebody), pity (shame).

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