Author H. Tsatryan
Young Female Weightlifter becomes European Championship Medalist
Lianna Gyurjyan won a small silver medal.

Lianna Gyurjyan, 81kg weightlifter in the Women’s Wrestling European Weightlifting Championship in Batumi, Georgia, took the fourth place in the overall clean and jerk. The 17-year-old athlete who took part in the adult competition recorded 217 kg (97 + 120) results.

By the way, 7 weightlifters performed in this weight class. Eleni Constantinidi became the European champion, whose result was 223 kg (97 + 126). The second place was taken by German Nina Schchöth, 222kg (102 + 120), and Anna Vanbellingen from Belgium was the third- 221kg (103 + 118).

Tatev Hakobyan (87 kg) will compete today.

Arpine Dalalyan (+87 kg), Arsen Martirosyan and Samvel Gasparyan (102kg), world champion, Olympic vice-champion Simon Martirosyan (109kg), Olympic vice-champion Gor Minasyan and Ruben Aleksanyan (+109kg) also compete in the Armenian team. The above-mentioned athletes will perform on the last day of the European Championship on April 13.