Armenian Americans Dominate in Basketball

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–The latest results in basketball games at the Pan-Armenian Games being held in Yerevan show a clear advantage the US men’s teams.

The following show the latest results of teams from the US as well as of other teams in men’s basketball:

Los Angeles vs Giumri – 76-46

San Francisco vs Stepanakert – 103-47

Yerevan vs Toronto – 60-84

Tehran vs Aleppo – 79-59

Sochi vs Nice – 62-40

Valleille vs Istanbul – 91-64

Cairo vs Frankfurt 84-63

Metsamor vs Montreal – 62-45

Below are the results in women’s basketball:

Los Angeles vs Yerevan – 67-78

Aleppo vs Giumri 53-49

Ararat vs Tehran – 68-54

However–volleyball games were dominated by athletes from Armenia. Here are the latest results in volleyball:

Women

Los Angeles vs Paris – 3-0

Stepanakert vs Artik – 0-3

Men

Paris vs Vanadzor – 0-3

Vayk vs Buenos Aires – 3-0

Nor Hajn vs Los Angeles – 3-0

Yerevan vs Istanbul – 3-0

"The Pan-Armenian Games is a remarkable event in the life of the Armenian community of the USA," Souren Arzoumanian–coach of the US basketball teams–said at a press conference Tuesday.

"Such events allow our community to establish ties with Armenia and compatriots living in different Armenian communities," said Arzoumanian. According to the coach–the Armenian American community hails the Pan-Armenian Games and offers to host the next Games.

According to the head of the Iranian delegation Tigran Toumanian–the First Pan-Armenian Games are of great importance to the entire Diaspora. Toumanian hoped for his teams to achieve high results in basketball–chess–table tennis and football.

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