Armenian wrestler and world champion Aghasi Manukyan dies

Armenian wrestler and world champion Aghasi Manukyan dies

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler, World Cup winner and world champion Aghasi Manukyan has died aged 50 as a result of long illness, Wrestling-Armenia reveals.

Manukyan had been living in the United States since 2006.

Aghasi Manukyan became the first wrestler and the second athlete, who won the title of the world champion under the flag of independent Armenia.

 Top stories
Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has said that he wants to enjoy every minute of playing football.
Fonseca has said that he wants to sign on-loan Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan to permanent deals.
Pashinyan said the government should change its perception of and attitude towards sports in general.
Italian reports say says his performance average is higher than that of Bosnia international Edin Džeko.
Partner news