The 6th Pan-Armenian Games’ torch, which was lit on May 8 in Shushi city of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), on Saturday reached the Lori Province from the Tavush Province of Armenia.
Five-time world Sambo champion, 47–year-old Gagik Ghazaryan, received the torch in Vanadzor city.
A respective festive event was organized at the Hayk Square in Vanadzor.
The handball competition of the 6th Pan-Armenian Games is planned to be held in this city.
The torch will head for the Aragatsotn Province, next.
The 6th Pan-Armenian Games will be held from August 2 to 13. The competitions will take place all over Armenia as well as in the NKR. About 5,500 athletes are expected to take part in this event.