REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE, CULTURE AND SPORT

Armenian sambo wrestlers won 16 medals at Youth European Championship

15 April 2019
Twenty-two athletes from Armenia participated in Sambo Junior and European Youth Championships held in Limassol, Cyprus. 16 of them were awarded medals. 

David Hovsepyan (52 kg) and Arsen Karapetyan (75 kg) became the gold medal winners in the youth championship. Silver medals were won by Gevorg Vardanyan (48 kg). Mamikon Avetisyan (81 kg), Yervand Nersisyan (56 kg), Aram Aghajanyan (60 kg), David Harutyunyan (+87 kg) and Syuzanna Kirakosyan (44 kg) won bronze medals. The team of Sambo team took the 2nd place in the team standings.

Karen Sargsyan (52kg), David Israyelyan (57kg) and Varsik Grigoryan (56kg) won the silver medals at the youth championship. Vahan Shahbazyan (48 kg), Narek Dallakyan (62 kg), Boris Shattaryan (74 kg), Arman Avanesyan (90 kg) and Meline Mamikonyan (48 kg) won bronze medals. 

260 athletes from Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Poland, Lithuania, Cyprus, Greece, Azerbaijan, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Georgia, Ukraine and France participated in the championship.
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