Judo World Championships
Armenian contestants were among 587 fighters from 97 countries who took part in
the 2003 World Judo Championships.
Armen Nazaryan (60kg), Ghazaros Grigoryan
(66kg), Varuzhan Israelyan (73kg), Harutyun Gharibyan (81kg), Artur Gasparyan
(100kg) took part in the men's competiton in Osaka, Japan. Kristineh Najaryan
fought in the women's 52kg category.
None of the Armenian fighters took
prize-winning places at the championships.
World Greek and Roman Wrestling Championships
Seven Armenian wrestlers
will travel to France for the World Greek and Roman Wrestling Championships next
month. The competition in seven weight categories will open on October 1 in Paris.
World Greek and Roman Wrestling Championships will also be the qualifying round
for the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004.
was seeded third at the Romanian Open.|
hard and tiring US Open, only Sargis Sargsyan among tennis players of Armenian
heritage decided to participate at one of the two competitions of the International
Series that immediately followed the Grand Slam event.
He entered the Romanian
Open from September 8 to 14 in Bucharest, where he was seeded third. Sargisyan
reached the quarterfinals, where he lost 6-2, 3-6, 4-6 to the Romanian player
Sargsyan collected 8 race points and earned 10,600 at
the tournament. In the first round he easily defeated Franco Squillari from Argentina,
6-2 6-2, and beat Romanian Ion Moldovan 7-5, 6-1 in the second round.