16:35  +04,  April 12, 2019

Maksim Manukyan defeated in quarter final of 2019 European Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships

During the competition of 87 kg wrestlers of the European Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship taking place in Bucharest, world and European champion Maksim Manukyan competed with Azerbaijani wrestler Islam Abasov in the quarter final and lost 1-6.

In the qualification stage, Manukyan won Finnish wrestler Herman Metsomaek 5-0 and lost to Romanian wrestler Aleksandru Karas 8-0 in the 1/8 final.

Olympic vice-champion, world and European champion Arsen Julfalakyan won Dutch wrestler Marcel Sterkenburg 5-3 in the qualification stage in the 77 kg category and lost to German wrestler Roland Schwartz 3-7 in the 1/8 final.

Rudik Mkrtchyan (55 kg category) lost to Georgian wrestler Nugzari Tsurtsumia 2-5 in the qualification stage.

Slavik Galstyan (63 kg category) lost to Norwegian wrestler Stig-Andre Berge 2-3 in the qualification stage.

In the 1/8 final, Davit Hovasapyan (130 kg category) lost to world champion, Olympic bronze medalist Sergei Semyonov (Russia).

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