YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Ashot Danielian–a Sambo wrestler from the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic place first in the European Sambo championships–which took place in Turin–Italy with the participation of 18 teams.
Danielian won his 60kg division.
"The match took place on May 9. I was hoping that I could celebrate the 10th anniversary of Shoushi liberation and the formation of the Karabakh Army with a victory in Turin," Danielian told a Noyan Tapan reporter.
According to the Nagorno-Karabakh athletic department–this is the first such victory for an athlete representing Karabakh.