Weightlifter Samvel Gasparyan – European Youth Vice-Champion

The European Weightlifting Championships M-20 and M-23 are being held in Durres, Albania.

The Armenian team has won another gold medal.

Samvel Gasparyan (M-20) in the 105kg weight category won a silver medal in the men’s  bout (374kg). The Armenian weightlifter won a bronze medal in the snatch, lifting 167 kg, and a small gold medal in the push (207 kg).

Soon Mkrtich Mkrtchyan(M-23) will compete in the 105 kg weight category, the Armenian National Olympic Committee reports.