Arakel Mirsojan ( Armenian Արակել Միրզոյան ; born October 21, 1989 in Yerevan , Armenian SSR , Soviet Union ) is an Armenian weightlifter . In 2009 he became vice world champion and European champion in a duel in lightweight.
Arakel Mirsojan started lifting weights as a child. His father is none other than Oksen Mirsojan , the 1988 Olympic bantamweight champion . He is also his trainer at a performance center in Yerevan. Since Arakel Mirsojan has been part of the Armenian national weightlifting team, he has also been coached by the Armenian head coach Ashot Mchitarjan. He is a journalism student at the University of Yerevan.
Arakel Mirsojan made his debut on the international weightlifting stage in 2005. He started at the European Junior Championships in Sofia in featherweight and finished with 242 kg (110-132) in a duel behind Sergei Petrosian , Russia , 263 kg, Alexandru Dodoglu, Moldova , 263 kg u. Paul Stoichita, Romania , 258 kg, 4th place. In 2007 he won the European Junior Championships in Landskrona in featherweight with 257 kg (115-142) behind Dimitrios Minasides, Cyprus , who came to 263 kg, the European Championship silver medal.
He was also successful in 2008. He won his first international championship title at the European Junior Championships in Durres / Albania in the lightweight 310 kg (140-170). At the Junior World Championships this year in Cali he came in lightweight to 302 kg (137-165) and had to admit defeat Oleg Chen from Russia, 307 kg (142-165). Finally, he started in 2008 at the Universities World Cup in Komotini / Greece and came there with an increase to 312 kg (142-171) behind the Chinese Xiao Minghua, who won there with 332 kg (150-182) superior 2nd place.
In 2009 Arakel Mirsojan also won his first international senior title. He was in Bucharest with 336 kg (151-185) European Champion in front of the experienced French Vencelas Dabaya , 333 kg (147-186) and Wladislaw Lukanin from Russia , who reached 330 kg (147-183). At the Junior World Championships in Bucharest in 2009, he had to learn shortly afterwards how bitter a defeat can be, because after three failed attempts in pushing with 180 kg without a duel, he had set a new personal best in snatch with 152 kg , with which he had also become junior world champion in the tear.
He was well recovered from this defeat at the 2009 Seniors World Championships in Goyang / South Korea . He managed there in a lightweight duel 334 kg (154-180) and thus finished second behind Liao Hui from the People's Republic of China , 346 kg (160-186).
Arakel Mirsojan was not at the start at the 2010 European Championships in Minsk .
|2005||4th||Junior European Championship in Sofia||feather||with 242 kg (110–132), behind Sergei Petrossjan , Russia , 263 kg, Alexander Dudoglu, Moldova , 263 kg u. Paul Stoichita, Romania , 258 kg|
|2007||2.||Junior European Championship in Landskrona||feather||with 257 kg (115–142), behind Dimitrios Minasides, Cyprus , 263 kg, in front of Dumitru Dawidenko, Moldova, 255 kg|
|2008||1.||Junior European Championship in Durres / Albania||Light||with 310 kg (140-170), before Razvan Martin, Romania, 302 kg u. Briken Calja , Albania, 301 kg|
|2008||2.||Junior World Championships in Cali , Colombia||Light||with 302 kg (137–162), behind Oleg Chen, Russia , 307 kg (142–165), in front of Luis Miguel Pineda, Colombia, 302 kg (136–166)|
|2008||2.||Universities World Cup in Komotini / Greece||Light||with 312 kg (141–171), behind Xiao Minghua , People's Republic of China , 332 kg (150–182), in front of Ekrem Agilli, Turkey , 312 (141–171)|
|2009||1.||EM in Bucharest||Light||with 336 kg (151-185), before Vencelas Dabaya , France , 333 kg (147-186) and the like. Wladislaw Lukanin , Russia, 330 kg (147-183)|
|2009||unpl.||Junior World Championships in Bucharest||Light||after 152 kg in tearing 3 failed attempts in pushing with 180 kg; Winner: Lin Quingfeng, China, 320 kg (147–173)|
|2009||2.||World Cup in Goyang / South Korea||Light||with 334 kg (154–180), behind Liao Hui , China, 346 kg (160–186), in front of Triyatno , Indonesia , 330 kg (150–180)|
WM + EM individual medals
- World Cup bronze medals: 2009 / tear
- EM gold medals: 2009 / tear
- EM silver medals: 2009 / pushing
- Athletics magazine
- Database of the Institute for Applied Training Sciences at the University of Leipzig,
- Website "www.polska-Sztanga.pl"
- Brief portrait of Arakel Mirsojan
- Report from the Junior World Championships 2008 with pictures
- Award ceremony at the European Championship 2009, from left to right: Dabaya, Mirsojan, Lukanin
- Arakel Mirsojan with the award for the EM 2009 of the Armenian Olympic Committee
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Միրզոյան, Արակել (Armenian)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Armenian weightlifter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 21, 1989|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Yerevan , Armenian SSR , Soviet Union|