Tigran Kirakosyan became a sambo European champion of 2019.
In the sports sambo final of the European Sambo Championships underway in Gijon, Spain, Kirakosyan (52 kg) won Russian Yevgeni Yeryomin, 2:1.
Two of seven Armenian representatives who competed on the first day succeeded too; Rafik Manukyan (68 kg, sports sambo) and Poghos Badalyan (57 kg, combat sambo) won bronze medals.
The Armenia sambo team has left for the championships with 19 athletes.
Slavik Galstyan (63 kg) lost 2:6 to Azerbaijani Taleh Mamadov.
The tournament will be held in team format.
The first ordered of the Armenian weightlifters are known.
Armenia’s female U18 basketball team will come out at the 2016 European Championship-Division C headed by Vahagn Harutyunyan.
Overall 43 figure skaters took part in the championship
The Olympic Torch will be lit in Greece on April 12 and will reach Brazil
The Armenian Junior Swimming Championship took place at the local swimming pool of Gyumry which was attended by 150 swimmers