Rio 2016 Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan (97 kg) has become a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in Armenia.
“I’m proud to become a member of UNICEF’s big family,” the wrestler from Gyumri wrote in his Instagram posting a photo.
Artur Aleksanyan is a three-time world and four-time European Greco Roman wrestling champion.
It kicks off on December 2 and will last till December 5
After the Olympics it will be transformed into a shopping center.
The Armenia team had left for the tournament with 7 boxers.
Armenia was represented by 7 athletes
Armenia’s Gurgen Hovhannisyan (+91kg) will also enter the ring on June 21.
17 years-old Poghosyan (69kg) showed double-event of 213kg