Armenian weightlifters launch at Junior World Championship

18:00 - 29 Jun, 2016

At the Junior World Weightlifting Championships underway in Georgia Armenia’s Davit Hovhannisyan has finished 8th.

In the 77kg weight class competition Hovhannisyan lifted 145kg in the snatch and 175kg – in the clean and jerk. With a total of 320kg, Davit Hovhannisyan finished 8th.
Armenia’s another representative, Zhorzh Yeghikyan, performed only one attempt.
The Georgian capital city of Tbilisi is hosting the 2016 IWF Junior World Championships from June 23 to July 2 where Armenia will be represented by the following athletes – Zhorzh Yeghikyan (77kg), Davit Hovhannisyan (77kg), Samvel Gasparyan (94kg) and Simon Martirosyan (+105kg). Sona Poghosyan and Arpine Dalalyan will fight for medals among girls.

ANOC press service

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