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Armenia's Maksim Manukyan claims title of World Wresling Champion

Armenia's Maksim Manukyan claims title of World Wresling Champion

PanARMENIAN.Net - Maksim Manukyan of Armenia jumped out to a 5-0 lead at break against Radzik Kuliyev of Belarus at the World Wresling Championships, currently underway in Paris, France.

The 29-year-old Greco-Roman wrestler who was fighting in the 80 kg weight class showed a stunning performance on Tuesday, August 22 to win Armenia's second gold of the tournament.

Reigning Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan had also won a gold medal in the men's 98kg weigh category on Monday.

Armenia has thus secured two of a total of eight golds of the Paris-hosted event.

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This season, Mourinho has played Mkhitaryan in his preferred position; an attacking midfielder in all five league games so far.
Meanwhile, Samuel Sevian who represents the United States lost to Li Chao of China and was forced to leave the tournament.
The other two players representing Armenia - Hrant Melkumyan and Robert Hovhannisyan - reached a draw each.
"I think people underestimate him because he doesn't have the name like the other ones in the world," Ibrahimovic said of Mkhitaryan.
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