Four Armenian representatives who performed on the first day of the competition suffered defeat at the U23 Senior World Freestyle Wrestling Championship underway in Budapest, Hungary.
Razmik Minasyan (57 kg), Vazgen Tevanyan (65 kg), Arman Andreasyan (70 kg) lost in the qualification round. Arman Avagyan (79 kg) started performing from the 1/8 final winning there his Belarusian rival. In the quarterfinal Avagyan lost 10:15 to a Turk wrestler.
If the rivals of the Armenian wrestlers reach the finals they will get a chance to wrestle for bronze.
In the World Championship Armenia still has other representatives: Arsen Harutyunyan (61 kg), Khachatur Papikyan (74 kg), Hovhannes Mkhitaryan (86 kg), Sargis Hovsepyan (92 kg) and Hovhannes Maghakyan (125 kg).
Now we are waiting for the clubs’ answer
He had three fights
The Armenian representative showed a total of 230 kg result (105+125).
The athletes were welcomed by the ANOC Secretary General, Hrachya Rostomyan, the Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Gabriel Ghazaryan
Ukraine’s Oleksii Sereda became a European champion at 10m platform.