REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE, CULTURE AND SPORT

Gabriel Ghazaryan welcomes Armenian weightlifters returning from World Championship at Zvartnots airport

12 November 2018
Today acting RA Minister of sport and youth affairs Gabriel Ghazaryan and President of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia Gagik Tsarukyan met with Armenian weightlifters from the world championship at "Zvartnots" airport, world champion and record holder Simon Martirosyan, vice-champion Gor Minasyan and world champion Hakob Mkrtchyan.

Armenian weightlifters have won seven medals at the World Weightlifting Championship in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. In the 109kg weight category, Simon Martirosyan became world champion and record holder, while Gor Minasyan won the silver medal in the weight class of 105 kg, Hakob Mkrtchyan won a small silver medal and Arpine Dalalyan won the third place. 

Our weightlifters headed to head coach Pashik Alaverdyan.
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