Aram Hambartsumyan 7th at Youth World Weightlifting Championship

Aram Hambartsumyan 7th at Youth World Weightlifting Championship

PanARMENIAN.Net - Aram Hambartsumyan (56 kg) lifted 93 kg in snatch and 113 kg in clean & jerk to come 7th at 2012 IWF Youth World Weightlifting Championship in Kosice, Slovakia.

European Youth Championships silver medal winner Vardan MIlitosyan (69 kg) will represent Armenia on Sept. 20, with David Tatoyan and Arndranik Karapetyan (77 kg) to perform on September 21.

Simon Martirosyan and Narek Hovhannesyan (94 kg) will perform on September 22.

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Andranik Karapetyan lifted a total of 367 kg above his head, while Tigran Martirosyan lagged behind with 352 kg overall.
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