Armenia's men's and women's weightlifting teams have left for Kazan to train there. Both men's and women's teams will pass the World Championship's last preparatory period in Kazan. The trainings will be finished on November 16, after the teams will leave for Houston.
This year the World Weightlifting Championship is held in the USA. Our women athletes at the Championship are Anna Govelyan (53kg), Izabella Yaylyan (58kg), Nazik Avdalyan (69kg), Sona Poghosyan (75kg) and Hripsime Khurshudyan (75+kg). Among men are Vanik Avetisyan (69kg), Tigran Martirosyan, Andranik Karapetyan (77kg), Simon Martirosyan (105kg), Ruben Aleksanyan, Gor Minasyan (105+kg).
The ANOC President welcomed and encouraged the athletes hoping that
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