21:22  +04,  September 23, 2019

Pashik Alaverdyan: I was expecting Hakob Mkrtchyan to become champion

Hakob Mkrtchyan was expected to become a champion. He was supposed to become world champion back in 2018, and he fixed the mistake this year.

This is what head coach of the Armenian national men’s weightlifting team Pashik Alaverdyan told NEWS.am Sport, commenting on Hakob Mkrtchyan winning the world championship.

On September 23, Hakob Mkrtchyan scored a gold medal and became a world champion after lifting 375 kg in the competition of 89 kg category weightlifters at the World Weightlifting Championships taking place in Pattaya, Thailand.

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