Armenia’s men’s weightlifting team member, a little bronze medalist of the World Championship, Andranik Karapetyan is content with his result.
“It is my first time at the Adult Championship and I am greatly impressed. I am content with my result, coaches and a medic. The result was higher than at the European Championship, my next step will be grabbing a medal at the Olympics”, Karapetyan said.
In the first snatch Andranik Karapetyan lifted 164kg, in the second one he couldn’t afford 167kg but in the third time he lifted 167kg conquering a little bronze medal. In the first clean and jerk the Armenian weightlifter couldn’t lift 191kg but then he managed to hold the barbell. In the third attempt he lifted 196kg. With the double-event of 363kg Andranik Karapetyan placed 4th. He conceded only by personal weight to the Egyptian Mahmud Mohamed Ihab. In this weight class the World champion became Nijad Rahimov (Kazakhstan) with the double-event of 372kg.
ANOC press department
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