Weightlifting: Armenian wins silver at European championships

Weightlifting: Armenian wins silver at European championships

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Elen Grigoryan brought Armenia a silver medal.

Elen Grigoryan, a female weightlifter (w/c 53 kg) representing Armenia, has won silver medals separately in snatch, clean and jerk (85kg +110kg) to become Europe’s vice-champion in the combination of the two events.

Earlier, at the 2011 European Weightlifting Championships in Kazan, Russia, Armenian men’s weightlifting team member Smbat Margaryan (w/c 56kg) lifted 140 kg and scored a small bronze medal.

More information and results from the Championships are available on its official website: www.kazan2011ewc.com