European Championship: Artur Aleksanyan and Roman Amoyan have qualified for the finals

15:46 - 12 Mar, 2016

The European Wrestling Championship is underway in Riga, Latvia.

On March 12 Greco-Roman wrestlers of 59kg, 66kg, 98kg and 130kg weight classes came out.
Roman Amoyan (59kg) triumphed over Croatia’s Ivan Lazatovic (9:0), and then in the quarter-finals blew away Georgia’s Irakli Shavadze with a score of 9:6. In the semifinals Amoyan won 4:0 Ukraine’s Dmytro Tsymbalyuk. In the finals the Armenian wrestler will compete against Russia’s Mingiyan Semeonov.
Two-time world and three-time European champion Artur Aleksanyan (98kg) won 8:0 Ukraine’s Dmitri Timoshenko in the 1/8 finals. In the quarter-finals the Armenian wrestler gained advantage (6:2) over Austria’s Daniel Gastle. In the semifinals Aleksanyan defeated Turkey’s Cenk Ildem (6:2). And in the finals the Armenian wrestler will compete with Russia’s Nikita Melnikov.
66kg and 130kg wrestlers’ results – here

Photos – here
Latvia, Riga
ANOC press service

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