Hakob Mkrtchyan

Armenian weightlifter named world champion


PATTAYA, Thailand (Panorama.am) — Armenian weightlifter Hakob Mkrtchyan competing in the 89-kilogram weight category won gold on September 23 at the World Weightlifting Championships here. Mkrtchyan was named champion with a total of 360 kilograms.

The championship is a qualifying event for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.


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