Samvel Gasparyan became a silver medalist of the European Weightlifting Championship ending in Batumi, Georgia.
The Armenia weightlifter of 102 kg registered a total of 377 kg result (168+209). In the snatch he performed successfully only the third attempt and ended up 5th while in the clean and jerk he won a small silver medal. Armenia’s another representative in the same weight class Arsen Martirosyan placed 6th with a total of 368 kg (168+200).
Dmytro Chumak who was crowned European champion lifted a total of 391 kg. It was Armenia’s third medal in the combined exercise. Earlier, Hakob Mkrtchyan at 89kg had become European champion and David Hovhannisyan had won European bronze.
On the last day of the European Championship, on April 13, the struggle will be continued by Arpine Dalalayan (+87 kg), world champion, Olympic silver medalist Simon Martirosyan (109 kg), Olympic silver medalist Gor Minasyan and Ruben Aleksanyan (+109 kg).
Park Addison became the most valuable player of the Armenian Super Cup.
Andriasyan and Gevorgyan top the standings
The head of the IOC also visited the office of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee.
The training camp has kicked off on January 18 and will end on January 31
The draw of the tournament took place.