Artush Hovhannisyan at 81 kg had an unsuccessful start at the World Boxing Championship being held in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
The Armenian representative lost the first bout 1:4 to Netherland’s representative Artyom Gasparyan and dropped out of the struggle.
Earlier on September 9 Arman Darchinyan who had started performing in the 75 kg weight class had 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), Henrikh Sargsyan (91 kg) and super heavyweight Gurgen Hovhannisyan will compete in Yekaterinburg too.
The World Championship kicks off on November 20 and ends on November 28.
The Armenian Chess Championship ends on January 23
Before the opening of the Olympics Armenia’s representatives will also spend personal trainings
In a conversation with the ANOC press service he spoke about the medal and his bouts.
Asya Lalazaryan had conceded to Ukraine’sAnastasia Novikova.
Medvedeva took the first place