World champion Artur Aleksanyan winning a Turk wrestler in the semifinals has qualified for the final of the Olympic Games.
Aleksanyan's, world reigning champion's opponent was Italy's Daigoro Timoncini whom the Armenian wrestler beat 5-2.
In the second fight Aleksanyan without any difficulty prevailed over Romania's Alin Ciurariu 8-0 and reached the semifinals.
Aleksanyan qualified for the final where he will compete against Cuba's Luco Cabrera. .
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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ANOC press service
Rafael Aleksanyan lost the battle for the bronze medal
Before the game the opening ceremony of the tournament was held.
The event was attended by representatives of sports world.
On the first day of the competition Armenia will have 5 representatives.
On May 16 finals of épée and smbre among men and foil among women will take place.
Today Anush Grigoryan at 51 kg will also perform.