Armenia will have 11 representatives at the World Sambo Championships being held in Cheongju, South Korea from 8-10 November.
On 8 November Tigran Kirakosyan (52 kg), Rafik Manukyan (68 kg) and Grigor Sahakyan (90 kg) will compete in the sport sambo and Mavrik Nasibyan (74 kg) will fight for a medal in the combat sambo.
On 9 November Armenia’s only female representative Sose Balasanyan will compete at 52 kg and Grigor Mkhitaryan (57 kg), Arsen Ghazaryan (74 kg) and Edik Petrosyan (100 kg) will perfom in the sport sambo event.
On 10 November Maksim Manukyan (62 kg) and Davit Grigoryan (82 kg) will take part in the sport sambo competition and John Balayan (52 kg) - in the combat sambo competition.
Senior coach of the team Vovik Khojoyan and President of the Sambo Federation of Armenia Mikael Hayrapetyan will accompany the team.
Gold medalists of the World Championship will be awarded $3000, silver medalists - $2000 and bronze medalists - $1500.
The ANOC president gave a monetary reward to the oldest and smallest participants
Anna Grigoryan won in all events.
Now the team is conducting a training camp in Tsakhkadzor
In 8 rounds Maria Gevorgyan has celebrated 5 wins.
The NOC of Armenia will take charge of the federation
The European Championship will be held from July 15 to 24