Young freestyle wrestlers win 3 gold medals in Belarus

20:00 - 28 Apr, 2019

6 Armenian young freestyle wrestlers have taken part in an international tournament in Vitebsk, Belarus from April 23-25.

Harutyun Manukyan (57 kg), Hrayr Alikhanyan (74 kg) and Hovhannes Maghakyan (125 kg) won gold medals..

Mher Markosyan (86 kg) won a silver medal and Arman Andreasyan (70 kg) and Kolya Harutyunyan (97 kg) became bronze medalists.

Head coach of the Armenia freestyle wrestling youth team Avetik Vardanyan told the ANOC press office the tournament had had an average participation. They had expected more from Arman Andreasyan. Overall the specialist assessed our athletes’ performances as normal.

On April 26 the team returns to Armenia.

After a one week break the team will travel to Vladivostok on April 4 where it will continue preparing for the European Wrestling Championship.

The 2019 European Junior Championships will be held in Pontevedra, Spain from June 3-9.

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