In the semifinals of the AOB European Olympic qualifier being held in Turkey Armenia’s representative in 64kg weight class Hovhannes Bachkov lost to London Olympics bronze medalist Evaldas Petraukas in the semifinals.
Aram Avagyan (56kg) conceded to Azerbaijani Zavid Chalabiev.
Bachkov and Avagyan will continue fighting for prize places and qualifications.
Let us recall that only finalists and bronze medalists will gain Olympic qualifications.
ANOC press service
The 85kg weight class competition had brought together 10 athletes
As well as the right to host the Olympic Games 2026.
The number of participants has increased.
This year the World Weightlifting Championship is held in the USA
I will join the European Championship.