SKOPJE, F.Y.R. Macedonia—Andranik Chalyan won a gold medal for Armenia on the first day of the 2013 European Junior Wresting Championships that opened in Skopje, FYR Macedonia, on Tuesday.
On the way to his success, the Armenian beat rivals from Serbia, Bulgaria, Latvia and Moldova. In the final, Chalyan beat Russia’s Adlan Akiev to win the title.
Wrestlers in other weight divisions are also expected to engage in competition today. The championships in Skopje will continue until July 7.