The 2015 European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships are being held in Klaipeda, Lithuania where the Armenian representatives Samvel Gasparyan and Karush Ghukasyan won the gold and the silver medals.
Samvel Gasparyan (94kg) showed a double-event of 350 kg, (155+195) and became European champion. During the last exercise, clean and jerk Gasparyan could only prevail on his counterpart. Karush Ghukasyan became a silver medalist, in snatch (158kg), in clean and jerk (192kg).
At the European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships held from October 3 to10 in Klaipeda Armenia participated with 10 weightlifters. Our male representatives are Davit Davayan and Marzpet Minasyan (56kg), Azat Hakobyan (69kg), Norayr Avetisyan(85kg), Karush Ghukasyan and Samvel Gasparyan (94kg), Smbat Sargsyan(56kg), Mikael Mikaelyan(94kg).
The Armenian gymnastics team placed 12th in the team competition (248. 702)
Alla Poghosyan scored 624,3 points.
About 250 delegates arrived in Yerevan.
The tournament had brought together 470 judokas from 39 countries of the world.
The team will spend its next game against the Albania team on July 19th: