Sambo: Armenian fighter takes world bronze

Hakob Arakelyan (w/c 100kg) from Armenia has won a bronze medal in sambo at ongoing world championships in Vilnius, Lithuania.


According to the Armenian Sambo Federation, a total of ten athletes from Armenia are taking part in the competition in sambo, a hand-to-hand fighting system popular in former Soviet and Eastern Bloc countries.

Also, according to media reports, ethnic Armenian fighter Susanna Mirzoyan (52kg) representing Russia has won a gold medal in Vilnius.