Armenian shooters began the struggle at the European Shooting Championship being held in Gyor, Hungary.
In the men’s 10m running target competition Armenia’s Razmik Minasyan scored 540 points and came 11th. Another representative of Armenia, Shant Sargsyan, came 13th with 536 points and Hovhannes Khachatryan took the 14th place with 535 points. Razmik Minasyan, Shant Sargsyan and Hovhannes Khachatryan trio placed third in the team competition of the men’s running target. Ukraine’s team placed first of the 5 participant teams with 1677 points, Russia came second with 1643 points and Armenia – third.
Among women Lilit Mkrtchyan placed 7th scoring 348 points.
Later young shooters Hayk Babayan and Vrezh Torosyan will compete in the 10m air rifle event.
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The Armenia-born athlete won basing on the results of 12 rounds: 115-112, 112-115 և 116-11