By the initiative of YSU Student Council the first Arm-wrestling competition of YSU was held at the Chair of Physical Training of YSU on the 25th of February. It was dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the formation of the Armenian army. Such kind of a competition had no analogues in the past. It is being founded today and I hope that this tradition will continue, - said Rudolf Grigoryan, head of the managerial committee of the competition.
47 students from 5 different weight categories took part in the competition. At first they tried their left, then right hands. 30 medals and nominal diplomas, prepared by YSU Student Council, were distributed among the winners.
The diplomas with the seal of the Arm-Wrestling Federation of Armenia will provide the sportsmen, who took the first three places, with the opportunity to participate in the contest between the institutions of higher education, which is also is going to be organized for the first time, - said Grigor Grigoryan, Vice-president of YSU Student Council.
He also added that the contest between the institutions of higher education will be followed by the republican contest. Here the 1st and 2nd place holders will become members of the Arm- Wrestling Federation of Armenia and will get the opportunity to participate in the international competitions.
The Arm-wrestling competition between the institutions of higher education, where about 600 students from all the institutions of higher education of Yerevan will take part, will be held on the 6th of March at Yerevan State Conservatory.