Armenia Wins Fourth Medal in Beijing

BEIJING (Combined Sources)–Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler Yuri Patrikiyev (120 kg) became the winner of the fourth bronze medal for Armenia in this summer’s Beijing Olympic Games.

Patrikeyev was defeated by world champion from Cuba A. Lopes but got a right to fight for the bronze in additional competitions where he defeated Sergey Artyukhin from Belarus and Swedish Yalmar Syoberg.

The previous winners of bronze were Greco-Roman’style wrestler Roman Amoyan (55 kg), weightlifters Tigran Martirosian (69 kg) and Gevorg Davtian (77 kg).

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