Armenia has won its first medal at the European Weightlifting U20 and U23 Championships underway in Bucharest, Romania.
At the U20 Championship Monte Mkhitaryan (55 kg) won a small gold medal in the snatch lifting 111kg and came 5th in both exercises.
In the clean and jerk the Armenian weightlifter managed only one attempt and placed 6th with a 125 kg result. Mkhitaryan lifted a total of 236 kg.
On October 21 Armenian representative Sevak Nikoghosyan at 67 kg will compete in the U20 event.
Minasyan lifted a combined weight of 227 kg
The game «Rishon Lezion» - «Ugra» ended 0,5- 3,5
The meeting took place at the Olympic village.
The championships are being held in Switzerland