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.
Four more athletes will fight for qualifications
Today at the European Championship wrestlers of 61, 74, 86, 92 and 125 kg will start the struggle.
They have registered a 40.49 seconds result.
Our gymnast had his last performance and gained 14,933 points.