The European Sambo Championship drew to a close in Kazan, Russia where Armenia’s Grigor Mkhitaryan became European champion.
In the finals Mkhitaryan defeated 0-1 Russia’s Artush Arsyan. Another Armenian samboist Vachik Vardanyan reached the finals, too but conceded to Russian Ruslan Gasakhanov and grabbed silver.
The European Sambo Championship had brought together almost 400 athletes from 30 countries of the world.
Photo from the official website
ANOC press service
Armenian wrestler prevailed on Susumu Hashiura (Japan) with the score of 12:1
The trainings were held from February 1 to 5
Sahakyan had a briefing with journalists.
The leader of the ranking is Belgium, Argentine and Spain placed second and third, respectively
The World Championship kicks off on November 20 and ends on November 28.