Armenian wrestlers continue preparing for the U23 World Championship to be held in Budapest, Hungary, from October 28 to November 3.
From October 18 the wrestlers have been having a training camp in Olympavan after which they will leave for the competition.
Let us recall that Armenia will be represented by the following Greco-Roman wrestlers: Norayr Hakhoyan (55 kg), Armen Melikyan (60 kg), Slavik Galstyan (63 kg), Hayk Melikyan (67 kg), Hrant Kalachyan (72 kg), Vahe Poghosyan (77 kg), Arman Vardanyan (82 kg), Albert Yeghikyan (87 kg) and Davit Ovasapyan (130kg). The team will set off for the competition led by Eduard Sahakyan. Coach Samvel Gevorgyan will join the team too.
The following freestyle wrestlers will perform in the World Championship: Razmik Misakyan (57 kg), Arsen Harutyunyan (61 kg), Vazgen Tevanyan (65 kg), Arman Andreasyan (70 kg), Khachatur Papikyan (74 kg), Arman Avagyan (79 kg), Hovhannes Mkhitaryan (86 kg), Sargis Hovsepyan (92 kg) and Hovhannes Maghakyan (125 kg).
The freestyle team will perform headed by Habetnak Kurghinyan. Coaches Edgar Yenokyan and Rafik Goletsyan, as well as Gevorg Aleksanyan as a judge will leave for Budapest too.
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