The press service of the NOC of Armenia continues the “Way to Minsk” project where we feature athletes representing Armenia at the European Games to be held in Minsk from June 21-30. Our 21st hero is boxer Anush Grigoryan.
Date of birth: 14/04/1997
Place of birth: Gay
Participation in the European Games: First time
Most painful defeat: The defeat suffered at the 2016 World Championship
Most important victory: The champion title of the U22 European Championship
At the European Games…
“I want to have a good participation and then to win a medal at the World Championship and to get a chance to participate in the Olympic Games.”
Let us recall that the European Boxing Championship is held in the framework of the European Games and Armenia is represented there by Arthur Hovhannisyan (49 kg), Baregham Harutyunyan (52 kg), Zhirayr Sargsyan (56 kg), Karen Tonakanyan (60 kg), Hovhannes Bachkov (64 kg), Gurgen Madoyan (69 kg), Arman Darchinyan (75 kg), Gor Nersesyan (81 kg), Henrik Sargsyan (91 kg) and Gurgen Hovhannisyan (+91kg).
The days of the boxing competition at the European Games are June 21-26 and 28-30.
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