The president of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia, Gagik Tsarukyan, attended the Memorial Tournament after four-time world, sixteen-time European, USSR and Armenia multiple champion, more than 50 record holder Zinaida Simonyan.
The ANOC President watched shooters’ performances, talked with them, gave advices and rewarded them.
On the first competition day the gold medals were taken by Zaven Igityan and Gohar Mkrtchyan (pistol), Aram Gevorgyan and Alla Poghosyan (rifle, mixed), David Abajyan and Lilith Mkrtchyan (10m running target). The last day of the tournament will be held tomorrow.
The Armenian representative Izabella Yaylyan became a champion at the 2015 European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships.
The team’s head coach, Vahagn Harutyunyan, spoke about the group stage…
Today, the first round of the 1/32 final of the women's World Chess Championship has started in Tehran
Tonakanyan had broken a finger in the ¼ final.