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Armenian lifter Simon Martirosyan wins gold at World Championships

Armenian lifter Simon Martirosyan wins gold at World Championships

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian weightlifter Simon Martirosyan was named the champion at the World Championships currently underway in Turkmenistan.

Martirosyan, who is a silver Olympic medalist, lifted a total of 435 kg above his head to set a new world record and take gold.

Martirosyan won a gold medal at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics. He won a bronze medal in 2016 European Weightlifting Championships. He competed for Armenia in the 2016 Summer Olympics, where he won the silver medal in the men's 105 kg competition.

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