LONDON—Greco-Roman wrestler Arthur Aleksanyan won a bronze medal in the 96kg category on Tuesday, securing a third medal to Armenia.
Aleksanyan snatched the bronze medal after defeating Cuban Yunior Estrada Falcon.
Aleksanyan earlier defeated the Turkey’s Cenk Ildem in his first tournament for the bronze medal.
The 6’1’’ wrestler was born in Gyumri in 1991 and was trained by his father, Gevorg Aleksanyan.
This win makes three for Armenia. On Sunday, Armenia’s Arsen Julfalakian won silver in the 74kg category of Greco-Roman wrestling at the Olympics. Earlier the same day, Hripsime Khurshudyan secured a bronze medal for Armenia in the women’s +75kg weightlifting competition.