European Weightlifting Championship: Armenia team ends up third

12:15 - 14 Apr, 2019

The Armenia team placed 3rd with 5 medals in the combined event (2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze) at the European Weightlifting Championship ended in Batumi, Georgia.

Our team won 15 medals in the snatch, clean and jerk and total. The Russia team won overall 3 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals in the combined event. Belarus came 2nd with 8 medals (3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze).

Let us recall that Olympic silver medalist, current world champion Simon Martirosyan (109 kg) and Hakob Mkrtchyan (89 kg) had won European champion titles, Samvel Gasparyan (102 kg) had become a silver medalist and David Hovhannisyan (89 kg) and Ruben Aleksanyan (+109 kg) had deserved bronze medals.

The Armenia team had left for Batumi with 14 weightlifters, 10 men and 4 women.

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