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
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