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.
14 athletes will compete for the best athlete title
Gymnast Arthur Davtyan will represent Armenia in all-around event, too at the European Games…
In the final Amoyan won 6:0 Ukrainian Maksim Yevtushenko.
Six teams take part in the Championship: “Neptun”, “Delfin”, “Titan”, “ORWP-Yerevan”, “Armada”, “Armada-2”.