Simon Martirosyan: I strived for gold, but I’m happy with silver medal

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After becoming silver medalist of the Olympic Games, weightlifter Simon Martirosyan told Mediamax Sport that he was fighting for the gold.

“I am very happy, I can’t even describe my feelings. To be honest, I wanted to win the gold medal, but didn’t get it this time. It’s alright, I am only 19, and I will achieve more,” Martirosyan said.

He also expressed his hopes that he will be able to win gold medal at the 2020 Olympics.

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