The 30th Summer Universiade has kicked off in Napoli.
Gymnast Artur Avetisyan was the first of the Armenian athletes to start the competition.
In the rings qualification round he scored 14,750 points and qualified for the final on the second position.
The young athlete conceded with a slight difference to Turk Ibrahim Cholak (first place) who was a 2018 Universiade and 2018 European silver medalist.
The Armenian delegation will be led by Aram Grigoryan.
In the men’s triple jump competition Levon Aghasyan took the first place
The European Championship for Small Countries is kicking off
The championship has kicked off on February 11 and will end on February 13