The press service of the NOC of Armenia continues the “Way to Minsk” project where we feature athletes representing Armenia at the European Games to be held in Minsk from June 21-30. Our 11th hero is freestyle wrestler Valodya Frangulyan.
Sport: Freestyle wrestling
Date of birth: 20/10/1992
Place of birth: Yerevan
Participation in the European Games: Second time
Most painful defeat: Losing to Kazakhstan’s wrestler at the 2017 World Championship in Paris.
Most important victory: The victory at the Aleksandr Medved Tournament in 2015.
At the European Games…
“I’m going after a gold medal. I always go to tournaments after it or at least after another medal.”
The days of the freestyle wrestling competition at the European Games are June 24-27.
Armenia will be represented by 37 athletes at the European Games.
In the last round he with Wesley So.
His contribution to the creation and development of the NOC of Armenia is invaluable.
We don’t take wrestlers to the world championships only for participation.