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.
Harutyun Merdinyan (pommel horse) became a bronze medalist
The opening ceremony was attended by ANOC President Gagik Tsarukyan.
The Armenia weightlifting team returned home.
The film will be showed before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The Test Event will take place on April 16-22 at the Rio Olympic stadium
he European Athletics President told that being 50 years in sport he had never seen such construction