At the Youth World Weightlifting Championship ongoing in Las Vegas Armenian representatives at 89 kg have conquered silver and bronze medals.
Garik Karapetyan has become a silver medalist of the championship and Gevorg Ghahramanyan has placed third. At both snatch and clean and jerk Karapetyan has registered a 305 kg result (137+168) and Ghahramanyan – 304 kg (134+170). Saudi Arabia’s Yousef Alothman has been named the champion with 307 kg (136+171).
At the IWF Youth World Championship Armenia’s woman representative is Liana Gyurjyan (76 kg) who will perform on March 13.
The weightlifters have left for Las Vegas led by coaches Gevorg Davtyan and Vigen Khachatryan.
Lilith Mkrtchyan and Siranush Ghukasyan celebrated victories.
On September 16 the Gyumrian wrestler got a rib fracture in the semifinal match.
Adamyan commented on why the athlete hadn’t taken part in the final.
Hakhoyan will wrestle against an Iranian wrestler for a gold medal.