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 17th hero is Greco-Roman wrestler Armen Melikyan.
Sport։ Greco-Roman wrestling
Date of birth: 07/02/1996
Place of birth։ Etchmiadzin
Participation in the European Games: First time
Most painful defeat: The defeat at the 2018 European Championship
Most important victory։ The gold medal won at the 2013 Cadet European Championship
At the European Games…
“I’m going to the tournament to win a gold medal. If I fail I will not give up and will work more to achieve more.”
The days of the Greco-Roman wrestling competition at the European Games are June 28-30.
Ferdinand Karapetyan had started the competition from the 1/16 finals.
Hrant Melkumyan and Sergey Movsisyan also secured a victory
Victor Boin became the first athlete in history to pronounce the athletes’ oath.
Julfalakyan won Rivas Vueliksis and lost to Roman Vlasov.
he conference is led by the head of Armenia’s anti-doping agency, Areg Hovhannisyan