17:05  +04,  February 11, 2020

European Wrestling Championships: Karen Aslanyan and Ruben Gharibyan make it to quarter final (PHOTO)

In the 1/8 final for 67 kg category at the European Wrestling Championships (Greco-Roman wrestling) in Rome, Armenia’s representative, European bronze medalist (2018 and 2019) Karen Aslanyan beat Georgian wrestler Georgy Shotadze 9-0 in 48 seconds.

In the quarter final, the Armenian wrestler’s opponent will be world bronze medalist of 2019, Serbian wrestler Mate Nemes.

Karen Aslanyan began in the qualification stage in which he beat Swedish wrestler Oscar Erlandsson 3-1.

In the 1/8 final of the 82 kg category, Armenia’s representative Ruben Gharibyan beat Israel’s Igor Petrishin 8-0.

Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan will come out to the ring shortly, and his opponent will be Turkish wrestler Cenk Ildem in the 1/8 final.

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