The 2015 World Weightlifting Championships have kicked off in Houston, USA. Armenia will be represented there by 11 athletes.
The first will compete Anna Govelyan (53kg) on November 22-23, at 1: 00 am.
On November 23-24, at 1: 00 am Izabella Yaylyan (58kg) and at 3:30 am Vanik Avetisyan (69kg) will come out.
On November 24-25 at 3:30 am the fight in 77 w.c.will continue Andranik Karapetyan and Tigran Martirosyan.
Nazik Avdalyan will try to do her best on November 26-27 at 1:30 am.
On November 27-28 Sona Poghosyan (75kg) at 1:00 am and Simon Martirosyan (105kg) at 3:30 am will struggle for medals.
Super heavyweight Gor Minasyan and Ruben Aleksanyan at 1:00 am and Hripsime Khurshudyan (75+ kg) at 3:30 am will compete in the last day of the competition.
The Pubic TV of Armenia will broadcast only the performances of Vanik Avetisyan, Andranik Karapetyan, Tigran Martirosyan, Simon Martirosyan, Gor Minasyan, Ruben Aleksanyan and Hripsime Khurshudyan. The World Championships will be highlighted from Houston by the Public TV sports commentator Karen Giloyan.
ANOC press department
The team has already left for the competition.
In 2015, Armenian weightlifters have won 60 medals
In the final Hovhannisyan’s opponent will be Turk Kerem Kamal.
Mihran Zaburyan became a silver medalist too.