Olympic silver medalist Simon Martirosyan won the world champion title for the second year in a raw.
22-year-old Martirosyan scored a total of 429 kg (199+230) in the World Weightlifting Championship underway in Thailand. He won in both events and set a world record in the snatch.
Earlier Armenia’s representatives Hakob Mkrtchyan (89 kg) had become a world champion and Andranik Karapetyan (81 kg) and Samvel Gasparyan (102 kg) had won small bronze medals in the snatch.
Armenia’s last representatives in the World Championship Gor Minasyan (+109 kg) and Rumen Aleksanyan (+109 kg) will start performing on September 27.
After round 3 Zaven Andriasyan tops the standings with 2, 5 points
Baregham Harutyunyan had started the competition from the 1/8 finals.
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The Championship was attended by 63 athletes from Yerevan, Gyumri and Vanadzor
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Only in that case it is possible to escape crisis quickly and effectively.