The European Wrestling Championship is underway in Riga, Latvia.
On March 12 Greco-Roman wrestlers of 59kg, 66kg, 98kg and 130kg weight classes came out.
Roman Amoyan (59kg) triumphed over Croatia’s Ivan Lazatovic (9:0), and then in the quarter-finals blew away Georgia’s Irakli Shavadze with a score of 9:6. In the semifinals Amoyan won 4:0 Ukraine’s Dmytro Tsymbalyuk. In the finals the Armenian wrestler will compete against Russia’s Mingiyan Semeonov.
Two-time world and three-time European champion Artur Aleksanyan (98kg) won 8:0 Ukraine’s Dmitri Timoshenko in the 1/8 finals. In the quarter-finals the Armenian wrestler gained advantage (6:2) over Austria’s Daniel Gastle. In the semifinals Aleksanyan defeated Turkey’s Cenk Ildem (6:2). And in the finals the Armenian wrestler will compete with Russia’s Nikita Melnikov.
66kg and 130kg wrestlers’ results – here
Photos – here
ANOC press service
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The first qualifier will be held on April 15-17 in Zrenjanin, Serbia