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 13th hero is freestyle wrestler Garik Barseghyan.
Sport: Freestyle wrestling
Date of birth: 15/09/1986
Place of birth: Vardenis
Participation in the European Games: Second time
Most painful defeat: The loss in the semifinal of the 2014 European Championship
Most important victory: Winning a bronze medal at the 2014 European Championship
At the European Games…
“I can’t foresee what I can do because it is a tough tournament, that’s why I cannot promise anything.”
The days of the freestyle wrestling competition at the European Games are June 24-27.
The Armenia Olympic team will be formed by the results of the tournament.
Lilit Mkrtchyan grabs a silver medal at the European Championship
Previously Vandos Gharagyozyan and Garush Karapetyan from Armenia had been members of the commission
In round 13 Aronyan will compete against Sergey Karjakin
Grigor Grigoryan dropped out of the contest