At the World Gymnastics Championship in Glasgow the Armenian representative Harutyun Merdinyan (pommel horse) became a bronze medalist. In the individual sport types Merdinyan scored 15, 500 points and grabbed the bronze medal, also conquering the Olympics qualification. The World Champion in pommel horse became Max Whitlock (Great Britain), the silver medal took Luis Smith. The other athlete of Armenia Vahag Davtyan scored 15, 333 in rings and placed the 7th.
On the eve Houry Gebeshyan gained the right to participate in «Test Event» in Rio and in case of repeating the same result there, she will be the first woman to represent Armenia at the Olympics. Besides Gebeshyan, Arthur Davtyan also will join in «Test Event».
ANOC press department
The Armenian weightlifter dropped out of the contest placing 8th by the double-event of 433 kg
The Armenian Judo Junior Championship will be attended by 224 judokas
The 1/8 finals bouts of the international tournament “Strandja” took place
In the final Amoyan won 6:0 Ukrainian Maksim Yevtushenko.
The tournament brought together 120 representatives from Armenia, Georgia, Russia and Poland