The Armenian Championships kicked off at the Children and Youth Fencing School of “Hayastan” sports organization bringing together 140 athletes from Vanadzor, Gyumri and 7 sports schools of Yerevan.
On the first day of the competition men struggled for champion title in the foil event and women in the épée event.
The champions and medalists of the championship are as follows:
The opening ceremony of the championship was attended by First Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Gabriel Ghazaryan and President of the Fencing Federation of Armenia, Armen Grigoryan.
On May 16 finals of épée and smbre among men and foil among women will take place.
On December 16 the athletes will come out at various apparatus
In the fight for the bronze medal the Armenian club was defeated by the Iranian ‘’Kefayati’’ 1:7
The Armenia team will spend its next game on July 29.
Armenia will be represented by 37 athletes at the European Games.
Armenia’s champion has had 3 wins and 3 losses in 6 games.
Christine Petrosyan came in 5th scoring 207kg in the double-event…