Armenia’s women’s weightlifting team member, world and European former champion Nazik Avdalyan became a European champion at the European Weightlifting Championships underway in Forde, Norway.
9 weightlifters were competing in the women’s 69kg weight class competition. During the first approach of the snatch Avdalyan lifted 100kg, then 105kg but failed in 107kg conquering a small silver medal. Darya Pachabut of Belarus took the first place in the snatch.
In the clean & jerk Avdalyan performed all three approaches lifting 122kg, 127kg and 132kg and capturing a small gold medal. With the double-event of 237kg Avdalyan became a European champion.
On April 15 Sona Poghosyan at 75kg will fight for a medal in subgroup A.
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ANOC press service
Mihran Zaburyan became a silver medalist too.
She earned 40 qualifying points
Now Tina Karapetyan comes out with Simon Senecal.
The Olympic qualifying tournament will be held from April 22 to 25
The trainings were held from February 1 to 5