13:06  +04,  April 22, 2019

Armenian MP visits wrestling school named after Artur Aleksanyan

Chair of the Standing Committee on Education, Science, Culture, Diaspora, Sport and Youth Affairs of the National Assembly of Armenia Mkhitar Hayrapetyan today visited the Greco-Roman wrestling school named after champion of Olympic Games, world and European champion Artur Aleksanyan in Gyumri.

“Today, deputies Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, Alexander Avetisyan and Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Gevorg Loretsyan and I visited the Greco-Roman wrestling school named after Artur Aleksanyan.

Along with the school’s director, Artur Aleksanyan’s personal coach Gevorg Aleksanyan and Olympic champion, multiple world champion and four-time European champion Artur Aleksanyan, we toured the sport school where we were introduced to the conditions for training and considered the options for the school’s capital renovation and the current issues in the field of wrestling.

Despite the poor conditions, this sport school, the students of which have become heroes in Gyumri, continues to operate and train new champions thanks to the unconditional dedication of the coaches and athletes and their indescribable efforts,” Mkhitar Hayrapetyan wrote on his Facebook page.

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