In the quarter-finals of the AOB European Olympic Qualifier ongoing in Turkey Armenia’s representative at 64kg Hovhannes Bachkov won European Games’ and European Championship’s silver medalist, Great Britain’s Pat Cormack and qualified for the semi-finals.
Armenia’s representative Anush Grigoryan (52kg) lost to Norway’s Hansen Mariel in the quarter-finals.
On April 13 Artur Hovhannisyan (49kg), Vladimir Margaryan (69kg), Narek Abgaryan (52kg) and Aram Avagyan 56kg) will compete, too.
ANOC press service
8 wrestlers will take part in the Ali Aliev Memorial Tournament.
The ANOC president gives great importance to the presentation of Armenia to the world in the best way
Levan Berianidze (130kg) is still the only wrestler who has got an Olympic qualification.
On the second day four Armenian representatives began their performances.
Izabela Yaylyan, Andranik Karapetyan, Ruben Aleksanyan and Gor Minasyan.
The Armenia team has a new European champion after a 6-year break.