2019 European silver medalist took the 5th position in the 102 kg weight class of the World Weightlifting Championship being held in Thailand.
The Gyumrian weightlifter registered a total of 390 kg (178+212). In the snatch Samvel Gasparyan won a small bronze medal and in the clean and jerk he came 6th.
Earlier Armenia’s representatives Hakob Mkrtchyan (89 kg) had became a world champion and Andranik Karapetyan (81 kg) had deserved a small bronze medal in the snatch.
Armenia’s other representatives Simon Martirosyan (109 kg), Gor Minasyan (+109 kg) and Ruben Aleksanyan (+109 kg) will also come out in the World Championship.
The NOC of Armenia will take charge of the federation
The struggle for having a “pure” wrestling has just started.
In 8 rounds Maria Gevorgyan has celebrated 5 wins.