By Lusine Shahbazyan from Nur Sultan
The Armenian representative Karapet Chalyan reached the semifinals of the Greco-Roman wrestling world championships held in Nur Sultan and will head to the Olympic Games.
Earlier, Karapet Chalyan reached the quarterfinal of the Greco-Roman wrestling of World Cup 2019 hosted by Nur Sultan.
Chalyan (77 kg) defeated Venezuelan Rivas Espinoza 9-0 in the 1/8 final.
Karapet Chalyan in the 1/16 finals was stronger than the Japanese representative (4-2).