Constanta, Romania, is hosting the 2019 World Armwrestling & Para-Armwrestling Championship (October 26 – November 4). Sargis Stepanyan, an officer of the Armenian Armed Forces, won in the Disabled Standing Men class.
Mr Stepanyan lost three of his limbs in a mine blast in Artsakh, in the summer of 2014. He was carrying his wounded companion-in-arms across a minefield during an Azerbaijani military raid.
This September he was promoted to Colonel.
Another Armenian arm-wrestlers Serob Abrahamyan won the championship in the PIUH 85 class.