The Armenia skiing team has started the season with successful performances. Armenian skiers have taken part in an international qualifying tournament in Saariselka, Finland where teams from 10 countries performed.
In the 10 km cross-country skiing Tadevos Poghosyan (Ashocq) won the title of winner and Mikyael Mikaelyan (Ashocq Cross-country school) took the second position. In the same competition Armenian representatives Myasnik Gharibyan (Gyumri) placed 20th and Spartak Voskanyan (Ashocq) – 22nd. In the 15 km freestyle skiing Mikayel Mikayelyan became a gold medalist, Tadevos Poghosyan placed 6th, Myasnik Gharibyan – 25th and Spartak Voskanyan – 26th.
In the women’s competition Katya Galstyan took the 7th position in the 5 km cross-country skiing and the 10th position in the freestyle skiing.
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