Armenia Greco-Roman wrestling team member Varsham Boranyan became a gold medalist of the European Wrestling Championship.
At the European Championship drawing to a close in the Latvian capital Riga Armenia’s Varsham Boranyan (71kg) competed with Serbia’s Aleksandar Maksimovich. Boranyan deafeted the Serb wrestler 3:0.
On the eve Varsham Boranyan had won 8:0 Romania’s Tomi Claudiu Hinoveaunu in the qualification round. In the 1/8 finals the Armenian wrestler had prevailed on Hugo Miguel Da Silva. In the quarter-finals Boranyan had gained advantage 8:2 over a Bulgarian wrestler. And reaching the quarter-finals Boranyan defeated 2:1 Hungary’s Balint Korpasi.
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ANOC press service
6 athletes took part in the international tournament…
The Championship will be held in July, in Chalkida, Greece
At present the 50 year-old coach leads one of the strongest clubs of Asia and Lebanon “Sagesse”
The winners became Norayr Torosyan who beated Levon Babujyan and Arman Mikaelyan
The tournament is held in Romania