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 finals of the separate apparatus will take place on October 25.
We have a young team and it’s very laudable.
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On April 11 Armenia will have 2 representatives at the European Weightlifting Championship underway in Batumi, Georgia.