Varazdat Lalayan was named a champion of the Junior World Championship ended in Fiji.
In the super heavy weight class (+109 kg) the Armenian representative registered total 419 kg (192+227) and lifted a kilo more than Iranian runner-up Ali Davudi.
On the last day of the Junior World Championship Armenia’s only female representative Arpine Dalalyan (+87 kg) performed in the women’s competition and ended up on the 4th place.
The Armenian weightlifter lifted 241 kg (101+140) in total while in the clean and jerk Dalalyan won a small bronze medal.
Earlier Karen Avagyan (89 kg) had placed 4th and Armen Grigoryan (73 kg) and Rafik Harutyunyan (81 kg) had come 6th.
Armenia’s representatives won one gold, one silver and two bronze medals.
Alaverdyan summed up the 31st summer Olympic Games
Mikael Mikaelyan is the third athlete from the Mikaelyan family who is given such honor
Now Armenian has 4 Olympic qualification is athletics
The Armenian Weightlifting Championship had been held from February 14 to 18
Now Lilit Mkrtchyan has 3, 5 points and concedes to the leader by 1 point