22:42  ,  August 7, 2012

London Olympics 2012: Aleksanyan won bronze for Armenia

Armenia’s Greco-Roman wrestler Arthur Aleksanyan won the bronze at the Men’s 96 kg category in the London Olympic Games. Alexanyan victory over Cuban Estrada Falcon was very impressive, note the experts. Aleksanyan got two points in the first round and one point in the second.

Earlier Armenia’s Greco-Roman wrestler defeated Turkey’s Ildem Cenk in the men’s 96 kg category in the initial bout for the Olympic bronze.

The 2012 European champion Arthur Aleksanyan has also defeated Italy’s Daigoro Timoncini in 1/8 finals, however, he lost to Iran’s Gholamreza Rezaei in the quarterfinals. As the Iranian representative was qualified for the final, 22-year-old Alexanyan was granted with an opportunity to fight for the bronze. 

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