The Armenian representatives failed at the Grand Slam judo international tournament held in Russia’s Ekaterinburg.
Arsen Ghazaryan at 73 kg lost the first fight to Moldova’s Victor Sterpu and dropped out of the competition. Armenia had 2 representatives at 100 kg, Mikhail Minchin and Arsen Khanjyan, who after starting with a victory were defeated in the 1/8 finals and left the struggle. Russia’s representative Armen Adamyan won the champion title in that weight class.
The Armenian boxer has qualified for the 1/8 final.
The 2016 U23 European Championship will be held from March 29 to April 4 in Bulgaria
The opening ceremony was attended by ANOC President Gagik Tsarukyan.
Four more athletes will fight for qualifications