Pan-Homenetmen Games Conclude In Yerevan


Aug 10, 2009

YEREVAN-The eighth Pan-Homenetmen Games, taking place in Armenia
for the first time, concluded Saturday with an impressive closing
ceremonies at the Dynamo stadium and featuring the more than 550
athletes from around the world.

Attended by Armenia’s representative to the Olympics Committee,
as well as leaders of the Homenetmen, the closing ceremonies were
followed by a farewell banquet.

The following are the final results of the competition:

Soccer Western US France Lebanon

The final soccer match at the Vazgen Sargsyan stadium went into
overtime, with the Western US team scoring the last goal against
France, ending the game with a final score of 3-2. The Lebanon team
beat the Eastern US team 4-1, earning it the third place title.

Basketball (Men’s) Western US Eastern US Canada

Basketball (Women’s) Syria Tehran’s Ararat Cultural Association
Western US

Basketball (Juniors) Western US Lebanon

The Western US also was the ping-pong champion, with the Bulgaria
team winning a medal.

The Homenetmen Armenia scouts won the chess competition, while Western
US swimmers won medals in the swimming competition.

The top athlete award went to swimmer Vatche Kazandjian who won nine
gold and one silver medal.

The Western US team won the most medals and was awarded the Armenian
National Olympics Committee rotating cup. The Homenetmen Western US
representatives passed the cup to Armenia’s Olympic weightlifting
champion Ogsen Mirzoyan.