Gor Minasyan is crowned Armenia champion

Posted on February. 12. 2021

By Lusine Shahbazyan

The Armenian Men’s Weightlifting Championship ended in Yerevan, on the last day of which the super heavyweights (+109 kg) competed.

Gor Minasyan, silver medalist of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, was crowned the champion in this weight category, by lifting a total of 435 kg.

The champions in the other weight categories are: Garnik Cholakyan (55 kg), Andranik Papeyan (61 kg), Monte Mkhitaryan (67 kg), Nshan Antonyan (73 kg), Karen Margaryan (81 kg), Andranik Karapetyan (89 kg), David Hovhannisyan (96 kg), Arsen Martirosyan (102 kg), and Samvel Gasparyan (109 kg).

More than 100 athletes participated in the Armenian Men’s Weightlifting Championships in ten weight categories.

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