The Armenia boxing youth team has ended performing without medals at the Youth European Boxing Championship held in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The best results were registered by Rudolf Garboyan at 49 kg and Artur Ghazaryan at 52 kg who reached the quarterfinals and lost there. In case of qualifying for the semifinals the Armenian representatives would secure at least a bronze medal.
At the European Championship eight more boxers performed in the Armenia boxing youth team lineup: Gayane Ter-Barseghyan (48 kg), Arsine Tsaturyan (51 kg), Artur Shakhpazyan (56 kg), Rafael Hakobyan (60 kg), Gurgen Kakoyan (64 kg), Arsen Grigoryan (69 kg), Rafael Hovhannisyan (75 kg) and super heavyweight Sargis Poghosyan.
The prize fund of the Caandidates Tournament is 420.000 Euros
He competed against a Russian athlete in the finals
I had prepared well for this championship.
The first FIS SES Cross-Country Cup ended in Tsaghkadzor
In the snatch Poghosyan lifted 97kg and the clean and jerk 120kg