16:15  ,  August 11, 2014

Armenia delegation leaves for China (PHOTOS)

By Lusine Shahbazyan

The 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games will be held from August 16 to 28 in Nanjing, China.

Armenia’s respective delegation left for China on Monday.

A total of 3,808 young athletes from 204 countries will compete for medals in 34 sports.

Armenia will be represented at the event with fourteen athletes who will compete in weightlifting, wrestling, gymnastics, shooting, swimming, diving, boxing, and judo.

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Weightlifting: Hakob Mkrtchyan (77 kg), Simon Martirosyan (85+kg), Sona Poghosyan (63 kg).

Greco-Roman wrestling: Zaven Mikaelyan (58 kg)

Freestyle wrestling: Vahinak Matevosyan (54 kg), Sargis Hovsepyan (76 kg)


Boxing: Narek Manasyan (81 kg), Anush Grigoryan (51 kg)

Judo: Harutyun Dermishyan (66kg)

Artistic gymnastics: Vigen Khachatryan 

Shooting: Hrachya Babayan, Zaven Igityan

Swimming: Vahan Mkhitaryan


Diving: Lev Sargsyan

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