European Championships: Weightlifter Arakel Mirzoyan is the third in subgroup C

13:35 - 13 Apr, 2016

At the European Weightlifting Championships Armenia’s Arakel Mirzoyan placed third in the 85kg weight class, subgroup C scoring 332 kg in the double-event.

The 85kg weight class competition had brought together 10 athletes from Spain, Ireland, Finland, Israel, Hungary and Lithuania.

In the first approach of the snatch Arakel Mirzoyan lifted 145kg, then 151kg but didn’t perform the third approach. In the first approach of the clean & jerk Mirzoyan lifted 181kg, then tried to lift 187kg but failed. In the third approach the athlete lifted the barbell but it wasn’t scored up. Scoring 332kg in the double-event he finished third in subgroup C.

20 weightlifters take part in subgroups A and B at 85kg.

On April 13 Christine Petrosyan (63kg, subgroup A), Andranik Karapetyan and Tigran Martirosyan (77kg) will continue the struggle.

Photos – here

Norway, Forde

ANOC press service

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