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.
Armenia’s female team member Janna Stankevich has become the bronze medalist of the Oceania Open 2015 qualifier.
Albert Soloyan was born in 1949 in Kapan city of Syunik region
Armenia will be represented by four wrestlers.
From October 18 the wrestlers have been having a training camp in Olympavan.
Armenia shooting team will hold a training camp in Yerevan