Our weightlifters’ heroic triumphal march
European Weightlifting Championship under 23, which was held in Vladislavovo, Poland, was concluded with a glorious victory of the Armenian team which took first place in the men’s team competition.
The Armenian athletes again demonstrated their high rank. In this Championship the Armenian weightlifters won the most quantity of medals, leaving behind in the team competition the strongest national teams such as teams from Russia, Turkey, Poland, and Ukraine.
In the result of lift in clean and jerk combination the Armenian weightlifters Smbat Margaryan (56 kg), Aghasi Aghasyan (77 kg), and Ruben Aleksanyan (super heavy-weight +105 kg) won European Champion titles. Aghvan Melikyan (85 kg) returned home with silver medals, and Vanik Avetisyan (62 kg) took bronze medal in the result of lift in clean and jerk combination.