Minsk 2019: Hovhannes Bachkov to fight for gold

22:35 - 28 Jun, 2019

Boxer Hovhannes Bachkov at 64 kg has qualified for the final of the 2nd European Games.

On the 8th day of the European Games underway in Minsk Bachkov fought against Netherland’s Enrico Lacruz in the semifinal and won 4:1.

On June 30 in the final bout Bachkov will face the winner of the semifinal of Luke Mccormack (Great Britain) vs Sofiane Oumiha (France) pair.

Hovhannes Bachkov had entered the ring from the 1/8 finals where had had a confident win 5:0 over Irish James Mc Givern and in the ¼ finals the Armenian boxer had competed with Greek Alexandros Tsanikidis and had celebrated victory, 5:0.

On June 28 Armenian boxer Artur Hovhannisyan (49 kg) also won the semifinal and got a chance to fight for a gold medal while Karen Tonakanyan (60 kg) and Gor Nersesyan (81 kg) lost the semifinal bouts satisfying with bronze medals.

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