The “International air gun competition” tournament has kicked off in Munich, Germany which is attended by 10 athletes from Armenia.
In the 10m air pistol (60 shots) competition among juniors, Zaven Igityan gained 573 points and came 6th reaching the finals where he failed to improve his position and ended up on the 7th place.
In the same competition, another representative of Armenia Benik Khlghatyan took the 28th place with 561 points.
In the 10m air rifle (60 shots) competition among men, Suren Beryan occupied the 17th position (626, 4 points) from 85 participants, Hrachik Babayan came 20th with 626, 0 points and Christian Lauer came 70th with 618, 5 points.
In the 10m air rifle (60 shots) among juniors, Vrezh Torosyan gained 618, 3 points and took the 22nd place of 61 participants which is a record for him. Hayk Babayan came 45th with 612, 8 points.
Elmira Karapetyan came 59th from 74 participants (369 points) in the 10m air rifle (40 shots) competition among women.
On January 29 the 10m air rifle (40 shots) competition among women will be held where Irina Lauer (Aghajanyan) and Mariam Mikaelyan will come out. Our junior athletes Vrezh Torosyan, Hayk Babayan, Zaven Igityan and Benik Khlghatyan will repeat their performances on January 29.
ANOC press office
This year almost 80 athletes will take part in the tournament
Simon Martirosyan also won gold medals in the snatch and clean and jerk.
The Armenia Olympic team will be formed by the results of the tournament.
Armenia Samvel Barseghyan lost to Germany's Robert Harutyunyan
The Armenia team has won nine medals – one gold, three silver and five bronze.