YEREVAN—The eighth Pan-Homenetmen Games, taking place in Armenia for the first time, concluded Saturday with an impressive closing ceremonies at the Dynamo stadium and featuring the more than 550 athletes from around the world.
Attended by Armenia’s representative to the Olympics Committee, as well as leaders of the Homenetmen, the closing ceremonies were followed by a farewell banquet.
The following are the final results of the competition:
The final soccer match at the Vazgen Sargsyan stadium went into overtime, with the Western US team scoring the last goal against France, ending the game with a final score of 3-2. The Lebanon team beat the Eastern US team 4-1, earning it the third place title.
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The Western US also was the ping-pong champion, with the Bulgaria team winning a medal.
The Homenetmen Armenia scouts won the chess competition, while Western US swimmers won medals in the swimming competition.
The top athlete award went to swimmer Vatche Kazandjian who won nine gold and one silver medal.
The Western US team won the most medals and was awarded the Armenian National Olympics Committee rotating cup. The Homenetmen Western US representatives passed the cup to Armenia’s Olympic weightlifting champion Ogsen Mirzoyan.