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WC silver medalist Arakel Mirzoyan: injury prevented me from becoming world champion

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian weightlifter Arakel Mirzoyan won a silver medal, lifting 334kg in a clean and jerk at World Weightlifting Championship in Goyang, South Korea.

 

A hand injury, sustained 3 years ago, prevented Arakel Mirzoyan from winning gold.

 

The weightlifter was close to crying when announced a silver medalist.  "I was very happy with my title," he related.

 

6 Armenian weightlifters will still compete at World Weightlifting Championship in Goyang, with Tigran Martirosyan starting on November 24.
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