Armenia Wins Gold Medal at European Gymnastics Championships

Harutyun Merdinyan wins gold medal in European Gymnastics Championships (Source: ArmRadio)
Harutyun Merdinyan wins gold medal in European Gymnastics Championships (Source: ArmRadio)

Harutyun Merdinyan wins gold medal in European Gymnastics Championships (Source: ArmRadio)

BERN (ArmRadio)—Armenian gymnast Harutyun Merdinyan won a gold medal in the pommel horse competition of the 2016 European Gymnastics Championships held in Bern, Switzerland.

The win marked the first ever European title for independent Armenia and the first for an Armenian gymnast since Albert Azaryan in 1955.

Vahagn Davtyan, practiced in rings, and Artur Davtyan, practiced in the vault, brought Armenia two silver medals.

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