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.
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ANOC press service
Before the final Sahak had spent four bouts and had given no point to his rivals.
Armenia –Andorra – 79:71
Armenia’s team lost to Ukraine 1.5:2.5.
On the last day of the rapid chess tournament he won USA’s Fabiano Caruana.