The Armenian Figure Skating Open Championship was held at the Sports School after Olympic champion Irina Rodnina.
In the women’s competition the winner was named Youth Olympics participant Anastasia Galustyan with 150, 26 points. Milena Danielyan placed second (68, 34 points) and Natali Gziryan – third (54, 99 points).
In the men’s competition only 2 skaters took part – Slavik Hayrapetyan and Jack Kermezyan. Slavik Hayrapetyan came in first with 178, 45 points and Kermezyan who, by the way, represents Canada scored 177, 44 points.
“With the board members and coaching staff, we decided not to hold an Armenian championship but an open championship. We aimed to have guests from abroad thus contributing to children’s progress,” the President of the Figure Skating Federation of Armenia, Melania
Figure skater Anastasia Galustyan was happy with the first place, “Everybody is so warm here, ready to help. Thought it’s very cold in the gym everything is going very well. I was happy to take part in the Open Championship,” Anastasia Galustyan said to ANOC press service.
The award ceremony of the Armenian Open Championship will take place on June 1 during which the figure skaters will perform their show performances. Overall 43 figure skaters took part in the championship.
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ANOC press service
The championship has 357 participants including 142 GMs.
He was given the Cup, a gold medal and a ball
Karush Ghukasyan became a silver medalist
It is the second medal of Armenia
The European Championship is underway in Riga, Latvia.