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
Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, Gabriel Sargsyan and Arman Pashikyan celebrated victories.
The European champion had three wins and two losses.
Arthur Davtyan won all-around, vault and pommel horse events.
They have started the competition from the 1/8 finals.
Atyan will compete with two-time world champion, Ukrainian Ibrahim Aldatov