Greco-Roman wrestler Karapet Chalyan (77 kg) became a silver medalist of the 2nd European Games.
In the final fight of the European Games being held in Minsk Chalyan competed with Russia’s Aleksandr Chekhirkin.
In a tense fight with the world champion as a result of disputable refereeing the Armenian wrestler lost 6:7 becoming a silver medalist.
Karapet Chalyan had started the competition from the 1/8 final having a confident victory over Ukraine’s Elmar Nuraliev, 9:0.
In the ¼ final Chalyan had wrestled with Moldavian Igor Beshleaga and had won 2:1and in the semifinal Chalyan had won 4:1 Hungarian Tamas Lorincz.
Arthur Aleksanyan (97 kg) will also compete for a gold medal of the European Games and Maksim Manukyan (87 kg) will participate in the repechage round.
On June 30 Aleksanyan will fight with Belarusian Aliaksandr Hrabovik for a champion title while Maksim Manukyan will meet Polish Arkadiusz Kulynycz in the repechage round will be.
Both in the snatch and clean and jerk Arpine Dalalayan was the 4th.
The World Championship kicks off on November 20 and ends on November 28.
Armenia’s representatives earned 140,16 points
On the last day of the rapid chess tournament he won USA’s Fabiano Caruana.
He conceded only to the German gymnast