Minsk 2019: Gor Nersesyan wins Turk boxer and qualifies for semifinals

22:45 - 26 Jun, 2019

Boxer Gor Nersesyan (81 kg) has qualified for the semifinals of the European Games underway in Minsk, Belarus.

On the sixth day Nersesyan competed with Turk Malkan Bayram in the ¼ finals and won 3:2.

So, the Armenian boxer qualified for the semifinals securing at least a bronze medal.

On June 28 Nersesyan will fight against British Benjamin Whittaker in the semifinals.

Gor Nersesyan had started the struggle from the 1/16 finals where had defeated Kosovo’s Artit Delijaj and in the 1/8 final our athlete had taken advantage over Moldova’s Andrei Chiriacov.

Earlier Hovhannes Bachkov (64 kg), Karen Tonakanyan (60 kg) and Arthur Hovhannisyan (49 kg) had also qualified for the semifinals.

Armenian boxers Anush Grigoryan (51 kg), Baregham Harutyunyan (52 kg) and Gurgen Hovhannisyan (+91 kg) who performed on June 26 suffered defeats in the ¼ finals.

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