12:27  +04,  August 16, 2016

Rio 2016: Armenia to have 4 medal contenders on Day 11

Armenia will have four representatives on Tuesday, the eleventh day of competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics that are held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and all these athletes are all medal contenders.

Two-time world champion Artur Aleksanyan (98 kg), and European Games silver medalist Mihran Harutyunyan (66 kg) will start their Olympic campaign in the Men’s Greco-Roman wrestling.

And Armenia’s last two representatives in weightlifting, Gor Minasyan and Ruben Aleksanyan, will compete in the Men’s over 105 kg competition.

A total of 27 medals will be up for grabs on Tuesday at Rio 2016.

Thanks to the silver medal which 19-year-old weightlifter Simon Martirosyan won in the Men’s 105 kg on Monday, Armenia shares 56th to 62nd spots in the current medal standings.

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