The 2016 European Figure skating Championships have started in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.
In the first day of competition Armenia’s representative Anastasia Galustyan took the 16th place in Short Program earning 48, 93 points. Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva (Babasyan) scored the highest points in Short Program (72, 55points).
36 figure skaters take part in the women’s competition.
At the European Figure Skating Championships, Armenia is represented by Slavik Hayrapetyan, Anastasia Galustyan and Tina Garabedian/Simon Senecal ice dancing pair.
Anastasia Galustyan has a World Championship qualification and Slavik Hayrapetyan will compete at the European Championships for conquering a World Championship qualification. In case of obtaining a qualification in Short Program, Tina Garabedian/Simon Senecal ice dancing pair will also have a chance to represent Armenia at the World Championship which will be held in Boston, USA.
ANOC press office
Eduard Sahakyan and Samvel Gevorgyan met journalists.
This year almost 80 athletes will take part in the tournament
The rest judokas – Arsen Ghazaryan (73kg), Andranik Chaparyan and Rafael Davtyan (81kg) will come out on March 26
Amoyan became a silver medalist of the European Championship
In December’s rating list Aronyan occupies the 6th position
The delegation is headed by Mikael Hayrapetyan, president of the Sambo Federation of Armenia.
Armenia's Greco-Roman wrestling team scored 42 points