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.
In the snatch she lifted 105 kg and in the clean and jerk 125 kg
The weightlifters entered the airport lounge accompanied by the ANOC president.
More than a hundred fans came from Gyumri and Yerevan to meet them
On April 30 the youth team will spend a training camp
On March 2 a Basque system competition will be held at the Elite Mind Games
For the bronze medal the Armenian wrestler will compete against Azerbaijan’s Elvin Mursaliev