Samboist David Grigoryan (82 kg) became a silver medalist of the 2nd European Games.
In the final of the sambo tournament of the European Games underway in Minsk Grigoryan lost 0:7 to Russia’s Andrey Perepelyuk.
David Grigoryan had started the struggle from the quarterfinals where he had defeated 3:1 Italian Alessio Miceli.
In the semifinals Grigoryan’s opponent had been Georgian Besarioni Berulava whom our wrestler had won 1:0 and had got a right to fight for a gold medal.
This was Armenia’s first medal at the 23nd European Games.
Today Armenian samboists Maksim Manukyan (57 kg) and Asya Lalazaryan (48 kg) also performed losing the fights for bronze medals.
On June 23 our samboists Tigran Kirakosyan (52 kg), Arsen Ghazaryan (74 kg) and Grigor Sahakyan (90 kg) will enter the mat.
Hovhannes Bachkov at 63 kg has also qualified for the quarterfinal.
Armenia –Andorra – 79:71
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Hrachya Chandiryan in a conversation with the ANOC press service summed up…