Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan to receive Olympic gold

Rio-2016 silver medalist Simon Martirosyan is set to receive the Olympic gold in January 2020, head coach of Armenia’s weightlifting team Pashik Alaverdyan told Public Radio of Armenia.

“The International Weightlifting Federation has already congratulated us on Simon Martirosyan’s gold medal, as 2016 Olympic champion Ruslan Nurudinov of Uzbekistan has tested positive on doping,” the coach said.

Simon Martirosyan won a silver medal at Rio Olympics with a result of 417 kg.

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