Armenia's weightlifting team coach Vigen Khachatryan opines that Simon has a great future in sport.
''Simon filled the gap left after Andranik's injury. He has a great future and Martirosyan will be the athlete who will participate in 3-4 Olympic Games and will win medals in all of them,'' Khachatryan told the ANOC press service.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Official partner – Ucom
ANOC press service
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