Bucharest 2019: Karen Aslanyan – European bronze medalist

20:05 - 14 Apr, 2019

At the European Wrestling Championship ending in Bucharest Greco-Roman wrestler Karen Aslanyan (67 kg) won 4:2 Serb Mate Nemesh in the bout for a bronze medal.

Let us recall in the qualification round of 67kg weight class Karen Aslanyan’s rival was Poland’s Gevorg Sahakyan. It was a tough bout; the wrestlers failed to make any trick and Karen lost 0:4 to Gevorg after warnings. Afterwards Sahakyan reached the finals which gave a chance to Aslanyan to continue the struggle for a bronze medal. In the first repechage round Karen Aslanyan gained advantage ahead of time 9:1 over Belarusian Yaroslav Kardash.

Later again ahead of time he won 8:0 Bulgaria’s Konstantin Stas.

Soon Hrant Kalachyan at 72 kg will compete against Croatia’s Dominik Etlinger for bronze.

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