The World Fencing Championships of Cadets and juniors were held in Torun, Poland from April 8-14.
The Armenia team joined the championship with 6 athletes, Seda Gevorgyan (foil), Svetlana Yesayan (épée), Hamlet Mkhoyan (foil), Alik Navasardyan (épée), Hovhannes Muradyan (épée) and Narek Avagyan (épée).
Alik Navasardyan performed better than other Armenian representatives having 2 wins in groups stage and passed to the next round where he also celebrated one victory but dropped out of the competition. It should be noted that the épée event of the World Championship had brought together 140 fencers.
Thomas Bach was awarded the Grand Cross of the Oder of the Phoenix.
The European Youth Olympic Festival will take place from 11 to 18 February in Erzurum
In round 3 Aronyan will compete with Michael Adams
In the double-event of 170kg (76+94) Govelyan placed 28th
Amoyan became a silver medalist of the European Championship
The training camp has kicked off on January 10 and will end on January 24