Armenia’s representative Hovhannes Mkhitaryan failed to win a medal in the 86 kg weight class of the U23 Senior World Freestyle Wrestling Championship coming to an end in Bucharest, Hungary.
In the first repechage bout the Armenian wrestler won 5:2 Polish Krzysztof Sadowik and in the second bout lost 2:5 to Moldova’s Gankhuyag Ganbaatar and left the competition.
On 29 October Hovhannes Mkhitaryan had started performing from the qualification round where he had lost 0:5 to Iran’s Kamran Ghorban. As the Iranian had reached the final the Armenian wrestler had got a chance to fight for bronze.
On 30 October European current champion Arsen Harutyunyan (61 kg) will wrestle for a bronze medal. Other Armenian representatives have dropped out of the competition.
Slavik Galstyan at 63 kg will wrestle for a bronze medal and his opponent will be Iran’s Meysam Dalkhani.
The Armenian weightlifter dropped out of the contest placing 8th by the double-event of 433 kg
The championships had brought together women’s 11 and men’s 10 pairs.
He didn’t overcome the qualification round.