ARTHUR ALEKSANYAN WINS THIRD MEDAL FOR ARMENIA

Armenian wrestler Arthur Aleksanyan  won a bronze medal in Greco-Roman wrestling in the 96kg category on Tuesday, securing a third medal to our country.

Aleksanyan got the bronze after defeating Cuban Yunior Estrada Falcon.

He earlier defeated the Turkey’s Cenk Ildem in his first tournament for the bronze medal.

Aleksanyan was born in Gyumri in 1991 and was trained by his father, Gevorg Aleksanyan.

Aelksanyan’s bronze makes three for Armenia. On Sunday, Armenia’s Arsen Julfalakian won silver in the 74kg category of Greco-Roman wrestling at the Olympics. Earlier the same day, Hripsime Khurshudyan secured a bronze medal for Armenia in the women’s +75kg weightlifting competition.

08.08.2012