Sports: Armenian wrestlers win four medals at Iran tournament

Armenia –

SPORT 15:25 14/06/2022 ARMENIA

The Armenian freestyle wrestling team has won one gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the prestigious Takhti Cup international tournament in Iran, the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports reported on Tuesday.

Vazgen Tevanyan (65 kg) captured the gold medal after beating his Iranian rival 4-3 in the final.

Arman Andreasyan (70 kg) won silver for the Armenian team, while Arsen Harutyunyan (61 kg) and Khachatur Papikyan (74 kg) took bronze medals.

Head coach Habetnak Kurghinyan is pleased with the results of his team.

"This tournament brings together pretty strong teams. It is not easy to win a medal here. After the intense trainings in Tsaghkadzor, I think we have achieved good results,” he said.

The Armenian freestyle wrestling team finished second in the team competition, lagging behind Iran's team.