Hakob Mkrtchyan, world newly-crowned champion at 89 kg commented on his performance at the World Championship and shared his feelings with the ANOC press service.
“I can’t express my feelings in words. Thanks to everyone for giving us such a reception. I'm planning to change my weight class and perform at 96 kg. Thus I will be able to take part in the Olympic Games,” the weightlifter said.
Let us recall at the World Weightlifting Championship in Thailand the Armenia team ended its performance with four medals (two gold, one silver and one bronze) and took the second position.
In the boxing tournament of the Tokyo Games athletes will fight for medals in 13 weight classes…
On June 21 the boxers will be the first from the Armenia team to perform.
Bureau Member of UWW Zamel Sayyaf Al Shahrani has arrived in Yerevan.