10:56  ,  October 13, 2012

Armenia’s Sambo wrestlers win five medals in one day

YEREVAN. – Five of Armenia’s seven Sambo wrestlers, who competed on the first day of the World Youth and Junior Sambo Championships 2012, which is underway in the Bulgarian capital city Sofia, have achieved medals. 

Minas Madoyan (75 kg) and Lendrush Zatikyan (48) won bronze medals while Roza Khachatryan (52 kg), Jivan Ghazaryan (48 kg), and Hovhannes Aleksanyan (60 kg) made it all the way to the finals in their respective weight categories, but, in the end, they had to settle for silver medals.   

Seven other Sambo wrestlers from Armenia will compete on Saturday. The Championships will end on Sunday, the Sambo Federation of Armenia press service informs.

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