Zhora Hovhannisyan became a champion in the 62kg weight class at the Veteran Wrestling World Championship in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Armenian veteran wrestler did not give a chance to his American opponent Hej Nelson in the final (9: 1).
Zhora Hovhannisyan started in the 1/8 finals where he defeated Japanese Sisumu Hashurura with a score of 4:0. In the quarterfinals the Armenian veteran was stronger than Russian Genady Meredov(14:3).Zhora Hovhannisyan, winning Russian Viktor Cherkashin, passed to the final round.
Zhora Hovhannisyan won the title of World Champion title for the 15th time.