Greco-Roman wrestler Norayr Hakhoyan (55 kg) has reached the final of the Grand Prix of V. Balavadze and G. Kartozia being held in Georgian capital Tbilisi.
Hakhoyan will wrestle against an Iranian wrestler for a gold medal. Rudik Mkrtchyan in the same weight class who on the eve lost to Norayr Hakhoyan will fight for a bronze medal.
Hrant Kalachyan at 72 kg will also compete for bronze.
The winner and the medalists of the tournament will be awarded $1000, 800 and 500 respectively.
Photo from the wrestler’s personal archive
The Armenian boxer has qualified for the 1/8 final.
Today David Grigoryan at 82 kg is going to wrestle against Russia’s Andrey Perepelyuk for a gold medal.
Only top three boxers of the tournament held in Venezuela qualified for the Olympics.