Armenian representatives have won 13 medals at the U15 and U17 European Weightlifting Championships in Israel.
Liana Gyurjyan (+81 kg) and Garnik Cholakyan (49 kg) were crowned European U17 champions. Melina Khachatryan (71 kg), Margarita Arakelyan (81 kg), Gevorg Ghahramanyan (89 kg) and Garnik Karapetyan (96 kg) won silver medals and Ara Poghosyan (61 kg) and Petros Petrosyan (102 kg) deserved bronze medals.
In the U15 competition the following athletes won silver medals: Aleksandra Grigoryan (49 kg), Julieta Avanesyan (+81 kg), Garik Voskanyan (49 kg), Rafik Minasyan (55 kg) and Albert Tumasyan (+102 kg).
The Armenia team had left for Israel with 23 weightlifters.
So, ahead, to the World Championship!
Anush Grigoryan still continues the struggle.
The championship cup was traditionally given to the Olympavan’s museum