The press service of the NOC of Armenia continues the “Way to Minsk” project where we feature athletes representing Armenia at the European Games to be held in Minsk from June 21-30. Our 8th hero is judoka Ferdinand Karapetyan.
Date of birth: 19/12/1992
Place of birth: Vardenis
Participation in the European Games: First time
Most painful defeat: The defeat at the 2017 World Championship
Most important victory: The champion title of the 2018 European Championship
At the European Games…
“There is no difference if these are European Games or other tournament; I participate only for a victory. My only goal of any participation is the gold medal. I don’t like losing, It’s a disaster for me.”
The days of the judo competition at the European Games are June 22-25.
The winners received monetary awards. The tournament has been held for the 4th year in a row
In the finals the Armenian young wrestler won 17:11 Georgian Beka Lomtadze.
Six teams take part in the Championship: “Neptun”, “Delfin”, “Titan”, “ORWP-Yerevan”, “Armada”, “Armada-2”.
Baregham Harutyunyan had started the competition from the 1/8 finals.
In the boxing tournament of the Tokyo Games athletes will fight for medals in 13 weight classes…
Artur Davtyan didn't overcome the qualification round.