Boxer Gurgen Hovhannisyan (+91 kg) ended his performance at the 2nd European Games underway in Minsk.
In the ¼ final Hovhannisyan fought against Germany’s Nelvi Tiafack and conceded defeat 2:3 depriving of the chance to participate in a fight for a medal.
Gurgen Hovhannisyan had started performing from the 1/16 finals where had won 3:2 Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Veletik Dusan. In the 1/8 final the Armenian athlete had prevailed over Turkey’s Ilyas Muchahit, 3:2.
Armenian boxer Baregham Harutyunyan who performed on June 26 also lost the ¼ final bout.
Today Anush Grigoryan (51 kg), Karen Tonakanyan (60 kg), Hovhannes Bachkov (64 kg) and Gor Nersesyan (81 kg) will continue the struggle too.
This championship had brought together overall 115 athletes…
1 silver and 3 bronze medals.
The president of the Boxing Federation of Armenia, Artur Gevorgyan summed up the passing year and spoke about the plans of 2016 in a conversation with ANOC.
The offer of holding the 7th Summer Pan-Armenian Games in Artsakh was put to the vote
Scoring a total of 205kg Sona places 5th