World Junior Championship: Tigran Minasyan loses bronze medal

20:15 - 17 Aug, 2019

55kg weight class Tigran Minasyan lost the bout for a bronze medal at the World Wrestling Junior Championship in Tallinn.
The Armenian wrestler’s opponent was Poya Soulat whom Minasyan conceded 0:2.

At 55kg Tigran Minasyan had started the struggle from the 1/8 finals where had gained advantage 10:0 over India’s Vijay Vijay.

In the quarterfinals the Armenian wrestler had won 9:0 Ukrainian Vladyslav Kuzko. In the semifinals Tigran Minasyan had fought against Russia’s Anvar Allakhiarov and had conceded 7:8 in a tense bout.

The latter became a gold medalist of the World Championship. On August 18 Sahak Hovhannisyan at 60 kg and Shant Khachatryan at 67 kg will wrestle for gold medals.

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