The traditional 26th Memorial Weightlifting Tournament after Samvel Hakobyan has kicked off at the Yerevan State Sports Collage of Olympic Reserve.
Almost 110 wrestlers from various regions of Armenia take part in the 26th Memorial Tournament. “The purpose of this tournament is to perpetuate the memory of Samvel Hakobyan and to contribute to an experience to the new generation”, Samvel Hakobyan’s son, Samvel Hakobyan, said to ANOC press
On the first day of the tournament Khachik Harutyunyan (56kg, total – 191kg), David Davayan (62kg, total – 227kg), Azat Hakobyan (69kg, total – 270kg) and David Sargsyan (77kg, total – 243kg) became champions.
The Memorial Tournament after Samvel Hakobyan will be continued on May 6.
ANOC press service
Later young shooters Hayk Babayan and Vrezh Torosyan will compete
Armenia’s Arakel Mirzoyan (94kg) had placed 5th scoring 320kg in the double event
The initial appearance of the monument is ready
The tournament brought together 120 representatives from Armenia, Georgia, Russia and Poland
Anastasia Galustyan places 7th after the short program