The Junior European Judo Cup has kicked off in Athens.
In the first day of the competition judokas of 55 kg, 60 kg, 66 kg and 73 kg weight classes came out.
Shahen Abaghyan beated Turkey’s Celik Emre in the first fight then won Georgia’s Giorgi Niazashvili and Zurab Kakhniashvili. In the finals the Armenian judoka defeated Azerbaijan’s Natig Gurbanli and became a European Cup winner.
It should be noted that Shahen Abaghyan serves in the central sports club of RA Army and is among the best 10 soldier-athletes of 2015.
In April 3 athletes of 81 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg and 100+ kg weight classes will compete.
ANOC press service
The Armenian weightlifter took the 2nd place lifting a combined weight of 241 kg
The winners received monetary awards. The tournament has been held for the 4th year in a row
Wrestlers from Yerevan, Armenian regions, Nagorno Karabakh, Georgia, Iran and Russian Federation born in 1999, 2000, 2001 joined in the Memorial tournament.
The initial appearance of the monument is ready