The Junior European Judo Cup has kicked off in Athens.
In the first day of the competition judokas of 55 kg, 60 kg, 66 kg and 73 kg weight classes came out.
Shahen Abaghyan beated Turkey’s Celik Emre in the first fight then won Georgia’s Giorgi Niazashvili and Zurab Kakhniashvili. In the finals the Armenian judoka defeated Azerbaijan’s Natig Gurbanli and became a European Cup winner.
It should be noted that Shahen Abaghyan serves in the central sports club of RA Army and is among the best 10 soldier-athletes of 2015.
In April 3 athletes of 81 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg and 100+ kg weight classes will compete.
ANOC press service
Karush Ghukasyan became a silver medalist
Grigor Grigoryan dropped out of the contest
On December 16 the athletes will come out at various apparatus
The Armenian boxer had his 41th victory at the professional ring.
Hrant Kalachyan at 72 kg lost 3:4 to Croatia’s Dominik Etlinger.
In the final the Armenian wrestler conceded 0:1 to Iranian Shahrokh Mikaeili.
Rostomyan summarized the 2015 year