The international wrestling tournament “Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov” is underway in Bulgaria.
On January 30 the bronze medalist of the London Olympics, two-time world champion, three-time European champion, wrestler Artur Aleksanyan (98kg) launched at the tournament.
In the quarter-finals, Artur Aleksanyan blew away 8:0 Egypt’s Ahmed Osman. Aleksanyan’s next opponent was Iran’s Amirhosein Hosein whom the two-time world champion defeated 8:0 and qualified for the finals. In the last fight, he beat 4:0 Bulgaria’s representative and captured gold of the tournament for the third year in a row.
Maksim Manukyan and Artur Shahinyan (85kg) will compete on January 31.
ANOC press office
The Armenian Championships had brought together 140 athletes from Vanadzor, Gyumri.
Simon Martirosyan says that he owes this success to his coaches...
I always tell the guys: let's prove that we can do it and then we'll be given more support
The Tournament kicks off on December 4 and ends on December 6