REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

MINISTRY OF SPORT AND YOUTH AFFAIRS

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, NOCARM and Armenian Weighlifting Federation have time to appeal the decision of IWF

02 October 2017
The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, National Olympic Committee of Armenia and Armenian Weightlifting Federation have time to appeal the decision of the executive committee of the International Weightlifting Committee (IWF). 

Let us note, on September 30 in Bucharest,at the session the executive committee decided to stop the cooperation with the federations of Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, China, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova and Armenia. 

The executive committee of IWF made the decision on the base of checked up positive tests results of weightlifters Tigran Martirosyan, Hripsime Khurshudyan and Norayr Vardanyan, who took part in Olympic Games of 2008 and 2012. 

Let us inform, that in the result of joint program and personnel changes initiated by the ministry of sport and youth affairs of the Republic of Armenia, National Olympic Committee and Armenian Weightlifting Federation no one of armenian wrestling teams had positive doping test results since 2013.
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