The 2015 European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships are being held in Klaipeda, Lithuania where the Armenian representatives Samvel Gasparyan and Karush Ghukasyan won the gold and the silver medals.
Samvel Gasparyan (94kg) showed a double-event of 350 kg, (155+195) and became European champion. During the last exercise, clean and jerk Gasparyan could only prevail on his counterpart. Karush Ghukasyan became a silver medalist, in snatch (158kg), in clean and jerk (192kg).
At the European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships held from October 3 to10 in Klaipeda Armenia participated with 10 weightlifters. Our male representatives are Davit Davayan and Marzpet Minasyan (56kg), Azat Hakobyan (69kg), Norayr Avetisyan(85kg), Karush Ghukasyan and Samvel Gasparyan (94kg), Smbat Sargsyan(56kg), Mikael Mikaelyan(94kg).
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The president of the NOC of Armenia praised the specialist’s 20-year activity.
Misak Gabrielyan summed up the World Junior Swimming Championshi.
Sari Essayah was appointed the chairman of the commission.
In the last round of the tournament Aronyan will play with Maksim Lagrave