Men’s Greco-Roman 84kg : Abrahamian (SWE) seeking medal

Athens 2004, Olympics Official Website
Aug 22 2004

Men’s Greco-Roman 84kg : Abrahamian (SWE) seeking medal

ATHENS, 12 August – Ara Abrahamian (SWE) is ready to compete for his
first Olympic medal.

The Armenian born wrestler, made his international debut for his
homeland at the 1996 European Championships, still competed for
Armenia as late as the 1998 World Championships before moving to
Sweden and representing his adopted country at the 1999 World

Abrahamian, who finished sixth at the Sydney 2000 Games in the now
discontinued 76kg class, has won two world championships since.

In 2001 he claimed the 74kg class title in Patra, Greece before
jumping up to 84kg class the following year and winning again.

At last year’s World Championships in France he won the silver medal.

The Men’s Greco-Roman 84kg competition begins on Tuesday 24 August at
the Ano Liossia Olympic Hall.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress