Armenian weightlifters had a successful performance at the Alexander Cup 2019 which was held in the memory of two-time Olympic champion Alexander Kurlovich in Grodno, Belarus.
Andranik Karapetyan (81 kg) lifted a total of 343 kg (161+182) and placed second.
Ruben Aleksanyan and Gor Minasyan shone in the super heavyweight class. Aleksanyan was crowned champion scoring a total of 411 kg (180+231) and Minasyan won a silver medal with 410 kg (190+220).
Armenia’s only representative among women Izabela Yaylyan (59 kg) won a silver medal with a total of 202 kg (92+110).
The Alexander Cup is qualifying for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Only Roman Amoyan will leave
Habetnak Kurghinyan and Armen Babalaryan met reporters.
Habetnak Kurghinyan summed up the team’s performance and spoke about the organization of the European Games…
On the second day wrestlers of 61, 74, 86, 92 and 125 kg weight classes entered the mat.
The meeting took place at the Olympic village.
The Judo Grand Prix which was qualifying for the Rio Olympics came to an end in Tbilisi