Armenia’s representative Arman Darchinyan started with a victory the World Boxing Championship kicked off in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
In the first bout of the 75 kg weight class the Armenian boxer won 5:0 English Mark Dickinson and qualified for the 1/16 finals.
The Armenia boxing team has left for the World Championship with 8 boxers: Artur Hovhannisyan (52 kg), Erik Petrosyan (57 kg), Hovhannes Bachkov (63 kg), Koryun Astoyan (69 kg), Arman Darchinyan (75 kg), Artush Hovhannisyan (81 kg), Henrikh Sargsyan (91 kg) and super heavyweight Gurgen Hovhannisyan.
Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan's father, Gevorg Aleksanyan, who is also the Armenian wrestler's personal coach...
The tournament was held on February 5-9
The winners became Norayr Torosyan who beated Levon Babujyan and Arman Mikaelyan
Harutyun Merdinyan placed 5th.
Houry Gebeshyan, the first woman Olympian in the history of independent Armenia, will compete...