Members of the Armenian national weightlifting team started fighting at the European Championship. This year, the European Weightlifting Championships for men and women are being held in Tirana, the capital of Albania. Karen Margaryan and Rafik Harutyunyan (81 kg) were the first to enter the fight as part of the Armenian men’s team.  Rafik Harutyunyan became the European champion with a result of 354 kg.

Western Armenia congratulates the Armenian athlete and wishes him new victories.