10 Armenian lifters headed to World Championships in Tashkent

10 Armenian lifters headed to World Championships in Tashkent

PanARMENIAN.Net - 10 Armenian lifters will compete in the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships scheduled to be held from 7 to 17 December in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, the Weightlifting Federation of Armenia reports.

In particular, Tatev Hakobyan (81 kg weight category), Rafik Harutyunyan (81 kg), Andranik Karapetyan (89 kg), Hakob Mkrtchyan, Davit Hovhannisyan (96 kg), Samvel Gasparyan, Arsen Martirosyan (102 kg), Simon Martirosyan (109 kg), Varazdat Lalayan and Gor Minasyan (+109 kg) will represent Armena in the competition.

Several nations will not compete at the event due to travel restrictions to Uzbekistan as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Weightlifters competing at the event are exempt from the required quarantine when visiting Uzbekistan.

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