Armenia Wins Three Medals In London


Arthur Aleksanyan

Arsen Julfalakyan

Hripsime Khurshudyan

LONDON — Three athletes from Armenia medaled at the Olympic Games this week, winning one silver and two bronze medals. The silver medal was won on August 6 by Arsen Julfalakyan in the 74-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling category. Winning a bronze medal in the same category, in the 96-kilogram division on August 7 was Arthur Aleksanyan, 20.
Winning another bronze was weightlifter Hripsime Khurshudyan, in the women’s 75-kilogram category. She lifeted 128 kilograms in snatch and 166 in the clean-and-jerk.
Aleksanyan, 20, and Julfalakyan, 25, hail from Gumri. Khurshudyan, 25, is from Kasakh.