At the World Championship being held in Houston, USA Armenia’s men’s weightlifting team member Vanik Avetisyan took the 12th place. In the snatch Avetisyan (69kg) lifted 136kg, then 140kg but unfortunately couldn’t hold 142kg. In the clean and jerk our athlete lifted 182kg and with the double-event of 317kg was the 12th.
On November 24-25 at 3:30 am the fight in 77 w.c.will continue Andranik Karapetyan and Tigran Martirosyan. Nazik Avdalyan will try to do her best on November 26-27 at 1:30 am. On November 27-28 Sona Poghosyan (75kg) at 1:00 am and Simon Martirosyan (105kg) at 3:30 am will struggle for medals. Super heavyweight Gor Minasyan and Ruben Aleksanyan at 1:00 am and Hripsime Khurshudyan (75+ kg) at 3:30 am will compete in the last day of the competition.
ANOC press department
The championship has 357 participants including 142 GMs.
The Olympic champion will come out in Yerevan
Yervand Mkrtchyan came in second in the 3000m running
Armenia’s Junior Team joined in the tournament with 15 fencers
Harutyun Merdinyan shared his first impressions with ANOC press service
On March 31 the competition will be continued by ladies
As the official website of the AFF informed