The World Weightlifting Championships have started in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.
Rafik Harutyunyan, the representative of Armenia in the 81 kg weight category, took the 9th-10th places with the result of 349 kg (158 + 191).
The title of world champion was won by the representative of Bulgaria Carlos Nasar with the result of 374 kg in doubles, becoming the author of a record.
Davit Hovhannisyan, Andranik Karapetyan, Hakob Mkrtchyan, Tat Hakobyan, Arsen Martirosyan, Samvel Gasparyan, Gor Minasyan, Varazdat Lalayan, Simon Martirosyan will represent Armenia at the World Championship.
Carlos Nasar’s champion approach