10:32  ,  February 13, 2024

European Weightlifting Championships: Armenia representatives starting their campaign

The 2024 European Weightlifting Championships have kicked off Monday in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

Armenia’s weightlifters will start their campaign on this competition’s second—on Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympic Games participant and European bronze medalist Izabella Yaylyan, as well as Aleksandra Grigoryan will be the first to take the stage from Team Armenia. Both will compete in Group A of the women’s 55kg category.

Eleven weightlifters will fight for medal in this weight category.

This competition will start at 7pm Armenia time.

The 2024 European Weightlifting Championships are a ranking competition for the 2024 Summer Olympics, in Paris. Yaylyan and Grigoryan will compete to earn rating points for the Olympic weight category of 59 kg.

Armenian men's and women's teams are participating in the 2024 European Weightlifting Championships with 17 weightlifters.

The Armenian men's team has already secured three spots in the Paris Olympics.

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