Wrestler Karapet Chalyan scored a bronze medal at the European Championships. During the match of the 77 kg category, Karapet Chalyan competed with the wrestler of Bulgaria’s representative Hayk Mnatsakanyan. In the first round Chalyan won with a score of 3:0, and his opponent received a hand injury, and could not continue the fight.
In the European Championships Chalyan began from the qualification stage in which he beat Switzerland’s representative Nicholas Kristen with a score of 11:2. In the 1/8 final Chalyan beat Serbian wrestler Victor Nemesh with the score of 3:1, and Belarusian wrestler Pavel Liakh with the score of 5:2 in the quarter-final. In the semi-final he was defeated by Azerbaijani wrestler Sanan Suleymanov with a score of 0:3.
Today, Arthur Aleksanyan (97 kg) and Gevorg Gharibyan (60 kg) will fight for the gold medal from the Armenian national team in Greco-Roman wrestling, and Karen Aslanyan (67 kg) will fight for the bronze medal.