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  • RA President met Rafael Martinetti, Armenia
    Oct 31 2009

    RA President met Rafael Martinetti

    12:16 / 10/31/2009RA President Serzh Sargsyan received Rafael
    Martinetti, President of International Wrestling Federation. Sargsyan
    expressed confidence that this visit will give new momentum to the
    cooperation development, RA presidential press service informed

    `Wrestling is traditionally respected and successful sports in Armenia
    that presently is in the limelight either. Like in each field, we
    would like to achieve better results here too,' RA President outlined,
    adding that Armenian National Olympic Committee, Ministry of Sports
    and Youth Affairs, Wrestling Federation try to signify this sports
    even more. We wish more children to go in for wrestling, for which we
    improve conditions and try to hold international championships in
    Armenia. We hope eventually our efforts will yield desired result."

    Martinetti said that the establishment of a Coach School in Yerevan,
    as Armenia is known for its numerous professional wrestling coaches
    was discussed at the meeting.

    The officials also discussed the issue of holding Greco-Roman World
    Wrestling Championship 2010 in Armenia. Armenia is interested in
    hosting such high-level competition and will do its utmost to duly
    organize it, Serzh Sargsyan mentioned.

    Martinetti noted he follows closely Armenia-Turkey normalization
    process. `Being a Swiss citizen, I am happy that Switzerland could
    assist the process.'