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    FILA plans to open Wrestling School in Yerevan

    2009-10-31 14:54:00

    ArmInfo. FILA is going to open a Wrestling School in Yerevan, FILA
    President Raphael Martinetti said during his meeting with President of
    Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on Saturday in Yerevan.

    The presidential press service reports Martinetti as discussing the
    opening of a wrestling school in Yerevan taking into account that
    Armenia has given many professional coaches to the world and this
    sport in Armenia has a bright future. The parties discussed also
    organization and conduct of the international tournament on
    Greco-Roman wrestling in Armenia in 2010.

    In this context, President Sargsyan said Armenia is interested in
    hosting such an authoritative tournament and will to its best to
    organize it at the proper level. The tournament will become holiday
    for fans and young wrestlers in Armenia.

    "Wrestling in Armenia is one of the traditional sports which Armenia
    have succeeded in and gained international respect. Nevertheless,
    Armenian wrestlers are striving for better results. Therefore, the
    National Olympic Committee, Sport Minister, Wrestling Federation are
    trying to attract more attention to this sport. We want that more and
    more children are engaged in wrestling and we are improving the
    conditions and trying to host international tournaments since all this
    will lead Armenia to better results," Serzh Sargsyan said.