President of the Arab Wrestling Federation, Bureau Member of UWW, Qatar’s Zamel Sayyaf Al Shahrani visited Olympavan and Tsakhkadzor General Sport Complex with President of the Wrestling Federation of Armenia Robert Khachatryan and Secretary General Arayik Baghdadyan. They toured the complexes and became acquainted with the conditions, gyms and the hotel.
Zamel Sayyaf Al Shahrani told the ANOC press service that the purpose of his visit was the further cooperation with the Armenian side.
“The purpose of my visit is to become acquainted with the conditions of training camps held in Armenia as we plan to cooperate with the Wrestling Federation of Armenia. I want to help the wrestlers of Arabian countries to conduct training camps here. Today I saw sports complexes offering wonderful conditions. I have visited many countries and sports facilities and this one is really one of the best ones,” Zamel Sayyaf Al Shahrani said.
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