Tigran Kirakosyan became a sambo European champion of 2019.
In the sports sambo final of the European Sambo Championships underway in Gijon, Spain, Kirakosyan (52 kg) won Russian Yevgeni Yeryomin, 2:1.
Two of seven Armenian representatives who competed on the first day succeeded too; Rafik Manukyan (68 kg, sports sambo) and Poghos Badalyan (57 kg, combat sambo) won bronze medals.
The Armenia sambo team has left for the championships with 19 athletes.
At the World Championship in Houston Izabella Yaylyan (58kg) came out in Group B
The authorities of the president of weightlifting Federation was temporary given to the Secretary general of NOC of Armenia
Therefore, the Armenian boxing team conquered 4 Olympic qualifications in Turkey
The struggle for having a “pure” wrestling has just started.
114 athletes and 14 clubs struggled for Armenian champion title.
On October 21 our team will leave for the Championship led by head coach, Martin Sargsyan