Arsen Julfalakyan, an Olympic silver medalist, world and European champion, has participated in the Alrosa Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling Cup held in Moscow.
In the first bout Julfalakyan won 10:2 ahead of time Venezuela’s Rivas Vueliksis.
On the second day of the competition the Armenian wrestler took part in a confrontation against the Russia team as a member of the world team. He faced two-time Olympic, two-time world and four-time European champion Roman Vlasov and lost 2:3. The bout was held in the 77 kg weight class.
12 bouts were spent in the confrontation and the Russia team won 11:1.
Let us recall Arsen Julfalakyan and Roman Vlasov had also met in the final of the Olympic Games London 2012 where the Russian wrestler had celebrated victory.
He conceded to an Iranian wrestler 2:3
Today wrestlers of 60, 67, 72, 82 and 97 kg will start the struggle
2 Armenian representatives have qualified for the finals.
Armenia has one victory and one defeat
The Armenia team has a new European champion after a 6-year break.