The 6th Military World Games are being held in Myungyeong, Korea. Freestle wrestlers have competed today Gor Torosyan (61kg) and Aren Alekyan (70kg).
Armenian wrestlers lost from the first fight. Torosyan began from 1/16 finals and was defeated 1:2 by the Korean Yu Ji Hun. Aren Alekyan (70kg) lost to Kumar Dinesh (India) 3:5 in 1/8 finals.
So the Armenian freestyle wrestlers stayed without medals.
Greco-Roman wrestlers will come out on October 9.
Military World Games are being held for the 6th time. This year 8700 athletes from 110 countries take part in the Games. Armenia takes part in the games for the first time. Our delegation has left for Korea with 15 athletes who will compete in Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling, judo, taekwondo and cycling.
Photo: "Wrestling-Armenia" facebook page
The team will spend its next game against the Albania team on July 19th:
The Armenian freestyle wrestlers finished their performances at the European Championship
In the clean and jerk Minasyan held overhead 236kg...
In the last day of competition the Armenian athletes won 2 bronze medals
Armenia’s representatives earned 140,16 points