President of the Fencing Federation of Armenia Armen Grigoryan summed up the Armenian Fencing Championships in an interview with the ANOC press service.
“The Armenia national team will be formed after the championship. From the beginning of the year we are working hard to prepare for the U23European Championship which will be held in Bulgaria in May. It will be followed by the Adults European Championship in Germany in June and the World Championship in September. Our best athletes Emma Poghosova and Michael Hovhannisyan will participate in a training camp for the upcoming European Championship. Emma will train with the Romania national team and Michael with the Russia team. The federation does everything for the athletes to represent Armenia in the best way,” Armen Grigoryan noted.
Alexandra Kosteniuk took the first place
The sport is considered the way of recognizing Armenia
As the official website of the AFF informed
Scoring 207kg in the double-event
On June 25 freestyle wrestlers Garik Barseghyan (57 kg) and Andranik Galstyan (125 kg) entered the competition
From August 5 to 21 within 17 days 10.500 athletes from 205 countries will compete for the collection of 306 medals