Armenian Wrestler Arsen Julfalakyan Wins Russia Tournament After Long Break.

2012 London Olympic Games silver medalist, world and European champion Arsen Julfalakyan took part in a Greco-Roman wrestling pan-Russian tournament held in Adygea, Russia and was named its winner.

The 32-year-old Armenian wrestler spent four bouts and defeated his opponents 6-3, 4-0, 8-0, and 6-4, the Armenian National Olympic Committee (ANOC) reported.

Speaking to the ANOC press service, Arsen Julfalakyan noted that it was hard to participate in such a tournament after a 7-month break.
“I fell short of training practice at some extent. My rivals were high-class wrestlers, prize winners of the Russian championship. I think I needed that tournament to understand my present physical condition and what gaps I should fill,” the athlete said.

The tournament held from 9 to 10 November was attended by wrestlers from Russia and Kyrgyzstan. Arsen Julfalakyan was the only Armenian representative in the tournament.

H/T Panorama

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