On 8 April President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan met winner of European Wushu championship held from 7 to 14 of March, 2010 in Antalia (Turkey), Artsakh athlete David Grigoryan, his trainer Sayat Baghdasaryan, as well as prominent trainers of the republic Arto Arstamyan and Ernest Mirzoyan.
The Head of the State congratulated everybody on this significant achievement in the sphere of sports noting that the victory of our athletes was the victory of our whole nation. Bako Sahakyan underlined that the development of sport and physical culture is of strategic importance for our country and the state will keep assisting the development of this field in Artsakh.
At the end of the meeting the President handed in financial awards to the winner of the European Championship David Grigoryan and his trainer as well as certificates authenticating the title of the NKR Honored Trainer to Arto Arstamyan and Ernest Mirzoyan.
NKR defense minister Movses Hakobyan, chairman of state sports committee under the Cabinet of Ministers Razmik Hovsepyan and other officials partook at the meeting.