Armenian weightlifters have won two gold and one silver medals in the Junior European Weightlifting Championships being held in Landskrona, Sweden.

Armen Grigorian took first place in the U16 56kg competition by lifting a combined weight of 211kg (94+117). In the same weight division, Rafik Harutyunyan, came in second by lifting a combined weight of 204kg (94+117).

medals-2Hamlet Mnatsakanyan won the title in the U17 50kg competition, as he lifted a combined weight of 189kg (80+109).

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