Stepan Sargsyan wrestling tournament completed in Armenia

Stepan Sargsyan wrestling tournament completed in Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Freestyle wrestling international tournament dedicated to Olympic Games silver winner, World and European champion and World Cup winner Stepan Sargsyan completed in Armenia’s city of Vanadzor.

Tigran Terteryan (Russia) won in U 60 kg weight category, with Armenian team members Musa Murtazaliev and Edgar Yenokyan grabbing gold in 74 kg and 96 kg categories.

The tournament, with prize fund of USD 55 thous., brought together wrestlers from Armenia, Russia, Georgia, Ukraine and Iran.

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