The third competition day of the European Games is underway in Minsk, Belarus.
Judokas have begun their performances on June 23.
Armenia’s only representative in judo Ferdinand Karapetyan (73 kg) started the competition from the 1/16 finals where defeated Portugal’s Jorge Fernandez.
In the 1/8 final Ferdinand was stronger than Russia’s Musa Mogushkov.
In the quarterfinals the Armenian judoka competed with Azerbaijan’s Rustam Orujev and conceded.
Karapetyan will fight in the repechage round where he will face Azerbaijan’s Khidayad Heydarov.
In case of a victory Karapetyan will get an opportunity to fight for bronze.
The Armenian representative scored 7 points out of 11 and shared the 2-4 places.
Armenian Junior Basketball Team is on the 29th place of the Europe ratings scale.
The seminar is held in the framework of the Olympic Solidarity program.
Alexandra Kosteniuk took the first place
The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will be held from February 9 to 25