Beijing Olympics silver medalist, two-time European champion, world championships prize winner, Greco-Roman wrestler, super heavyweight Yury Patrikeyev restarted trainings with his team.
''Now Yura trains and feels well. He has expressed a desire to join the team and we are just glad for it. I hope we will soon see him in international arenas'', Armenia's Greco-Roman wrestling team's head coach, Yury Patrikeyev's personal coach, Samvel Grigoryan noted in a conversation with an ANOC reporter.
The 36-year-old wrestler has come out under Armenia's flag since 2005.
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ANOC press office
The training session will last from January 15 to 31
The first qualifier will be held in Serbia’s Zrenjanin on April 15-17
Armenia will be represented by 37 athletes at the European Games.
In the finals the Armenian young wrestler won 17:11 Georgian Beka Lomtadze.
The tournament was attended by athletes born in 2003-2005.