ATHENS — 18-year-old Edgar Stepanian became the first Armenian cyclist to win a gold medal in a 40-km race at 2015 UEC Under-23 and Junior European Track Championships taking place in Athens, Greece from July 14-19.

Stepanian stood out for his professionalism and won the title. This is the first gold medal from European Championships in the history of Armenian cycling.

Led by Armen Gyozalian, the head coach of the national team, Mher Mkrtchian and Pavel Stepanian also showed good results, Cycling Federation of Armenia reports.

In a 3-kilometer race in the discipline Men’s Individual Pursuit, Edgar Stepanian ended 9th, while Mkrtchian came up 19th.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

US Co-chair Of OSCE Minsk Group Andrew Schofer Discusses Karabakh Issue With PM Pashinyan

YEREVAN — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received today the US co-chair…

NAASR to Build New Global Armenian Center

BELMONT, MA — By the end of April, the National Association for…

USAID to Support Development of Country Brand for Armenia

YEREVAN — On February 20, USAID and the National Competitiveness Foundation of…

WHO Alarmed By COVID-19 Upsurge in Armenia

YEREVAN — The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern over a…