Christine Petrosyan comes in 5th at the European Weightlifting Championships

20:00 - 13 Apr, 2016

In the women’s 63kg competition of the European Weightlifting Championships Armenia’s Christine Petrosyan came in 5th scoring 207kg in the double-event.

10 weightlifters from Finland, Russia, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden and Poland were taking part in the 63kg women’s competition.

Petrosyan started the snatch lifting 90kg, then lifted 93kg but performed unsuccessfully the 93kg attempt (fifth place in the snatch).  Petrosyan started the clean & jerk with 108kg, then lifted 111kg in the second approach and 114kg in the third approach (sixth place in the clean & jerk). Scoring 207kg in the double-event Petrosyan finished 5th.

On April 13 Armenian representatives at 77kg Tigran Martirosyan and Andranik Karapetyan will fight for medals.

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Norway, Forde

ANOC press service

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