Kocharian Honors Weightlifting Champions

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenian President Robert Kocharian met on Tuesday–with Armenian weight-lifters who achieved brilliant results at the 27th World Youth Championships recently held in Greece. Competing in five weight categories–the Armenian athletes won a total of five gold–five silver and four bronze medals. Kocharian was quoted as saying that the victory will give a new impetus to the development of sports in the country. The president awarded the athletes and trainers with gifts.


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