Rio 2016: Gor Minasyan wins Armenia’s third silver medal

03:49   17 August, 2016

Weightlifter Gor Minasyan won Armenia’s fourth medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics that are held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The 22-year-old athlete placed second in the Men’s over 105 kg division, where Armenia’s other representative, Ruben Aleksanyan, came in fourth.

Minasyan lifted a combined weight of 451 kg. The young Armenian athlete lifted 210 kg in the Snatch and 241 kg in the Clean & Jerk, and became an Olympic silver medalist.

Earlier, Armenia had already won one gold and two silver medals at Rio 2016.

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