Armenian wrestlers return home to hero’s welcome

Armenian Greco-Roman wrestlers returned home today to hero’s welcome. At Zvartnots Airport the sportsmen were greeted by thousands of fans, relatives and officials.

Reigning world and Olympic champ Artur Aleksanyan (98 kg) beat Russia’s Musa Yevloyev 3-1 in the final to claim gold at the 2017 World Wrestling Championships in Paris. Maksim Manukyan claimed gold in the 80 kg category.

The World Wrestling Championship that kicked off in Paris on August 21 will continue through August 26.



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