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
Our gymnastics team takes part in the team competition for the first time
They have started the competition from the 1/8 finals.
The athletes were welcomed by the ANOC Secretary General, Hrachya Rostomyan, the Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Gabriel Ghazaryan
If something special doesn’t happen I think it will be lighter in Rio
The World Weightlifting Championship kicks off in Houston, USA