The first medals won arm wrestlers of South Ossetia at the European Championship

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 00:44

The South Ossetian arm wrestlers held their first bouts at the European Championship, which is taking place in Greece, and won the first medals. More than a thousand participants from 30 countries of the world are performing at the competitions.

Arsen Khabalov, an athlete of the Tskhinval section of arm wrestling, ascended the highest podium of honor, he became the champion of Europe, - said the coach of the athletes Valery Dzhioev.

“Khabalov competed among juniors in the weight category of 70 kg. With his right hand he became the champion of Europe, and took silver with his left hand. In addition, Milena Doguzova won a bronze medal in our competition among youth in weight +70 kg. In the European championship in each hand is counted the result, "- said the coach.

Dzhioev has added that another arm-wrestler of South Ossetia - Rodion Dzhioev took the third place with his right hand, and the second with his left. He performed among young men in the weight category of 55 kg.

The coach expressed his gratitude on behalf of the team to the head of the Republic, Anatoly Bibilov, for his help in going to the competitions, as well as to all who support them.

On Monday, May 20, two more arm wrestlers of South Ossetia will perform - Soslan Gassiev and Malkhaz Doguzov. Arm-wrestling Championship is being held in Greece from 14 to 23 May.

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