At the European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships held in Klaipeda, Lithuania the Armenian female representative Sona Poghosyan (U20)won the silver medal. 17 years-old Poghosyan (69kg) showed double-event of 213kg (95+118) and became a silver medalist. Maria Petrova (69kg) from Russia with double-event of 240 kg became the champion. The 3rd place took Tabel Tabea from Germany.
At the European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships the Armenian athlete Izabella Yaylyan (58kg) won the gold medal.
On April 11 Armenia will have 2 representatives at the European Weightlifting Championship underway in Batumi, Georgia.
The Tournament kicks off on December 4 and ends on December 6
The World Weightlifting Championship in Houston, USA is over