The 2016 European Junior Wrestling Championship has kicked off in the Romanian capital city of Bucharest.
Greco-Roman wrestlers of 50kg, 66kg, 74kg and 96kg weight classes competed on the first day of the championship.
Armenia’s Gevorg Khumaryan (60kg) won Ukrainian Alexander Khrushin 10:8 in the bout for a bronze medal. The Armenian wrestler had started the struggle from the 1/8 finals where had lost to a Georgian athlete 0:9. In the repechage round Khumaryan had gained advantage over Hungarian Erik Torba (5:4).
Sergey Simonyan (55kg) and Arman Baghdasaryan (74kg) lost the fights for bronze and Varsham Makaryan at 96kg lost from the first fight.
On June 22 wrestlers of 55kg, 60kg, 84kg and 120kg weight classes will compete.
ANOC press service
The place and the final list of participants will be announced on January, 2016
Only Roman Amoyan will leave
In the double-event of 170kg (76+94) Govelyan placed 28th
On the first day wrestlers of 57kg, 65kg, 74kg and 97kg weight classes…
Not only Hripsime Khurshudyan but also Russian Leysan Makhiyanova and Polish Krzysztof Szramiak