At the European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships held in Klaipeda, Lithuania the Armenian female representative Sona Poghosyan (U20)won the silver medal. 17 years-old Poghosyan (69kg) showed double-event of 213kg (95+118) and became a silver medalist. Maria Petrova (69kg) from Russia with double-event of 240 kg became the champion. The 3rd place took Tabel Tabea from Germany.
At the European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships the Armenian athlete Izabella Yaylyan (58kg) won the gold medal.
Alaverdyan summed up the 31st summer Olympic Games
This year the European Championships will be held in Forde, Norway
Hrant Melkumyan was the only Armenian representative who celebrated a victory...