Armenian wrestlers gain 3 bronze medals at Junior World Championship

Armenian wrestlers gain 3 bronze medals at Junior World Championship

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian wrestlers gained 3 bronze medals at Thailand-hosted Junior World Championship.

Greco-Roman wrestler Karapet Chalyan (74 kg) was among the medalists, as well as freestyle wrestlers Volodya Frangulyan (60 kg) and David Apoyan (66 kg) who beat Ukraine’s Gor Ogannesyan and Austria’s Georg Marchl respectively.

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At the Norway-hosted competition, the team gained 8 gold, 7 silver and 3 bronze medals overall, outpacing Turkey and Ukraine.
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Andranik Karapetyan lifted a total of 367 kg above his head, while Tigran Martirosyan lagged behind with 352 kg overall.
World Cup winner Harutyun Mardinyan, who will also participate in the Rio Olympics, said he is pleased with his performance.
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