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 Eastern Europe RADO Board meeting is attended by Georgia’s, Macedonia’s, Moldova’s Armenia’s, Montenegro’s and Albania’s anti-doping agencies’ representatives.
The Armenia Greco-Roman wrestling team ended its performances with two medals.
Capital city of Glasgow in Scotland will host the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships
The ANOC official website will cover one of the most important championships of the year from the competition place.