In the first bout of the World Boxing Championship underway in Russian Yekaterinburg Armenia’s representative Erik Petrosyan (57 kg) lost 0:5 to Canada’s Eric Basran and dropped out of the competition.
Earlier Armenian representatives Arman Darchinyan (75 kg) had started performing with a victory and qualified for the 1/16 finals while Artush Hovhannisyan (81 kg) had lost the first bout and left the struggle.
The Armenia boxing team had left for the World Championship with 8 boxers. Artur Hovhannisyan (52 kg), Hovhannes Bachkov (63 kg), Koryun Astoyan (69 kg), Henrikh Sargsyan (91 kg) and super heavyweight Gurgen Hovhannisyan will compete in Yekaterinburg too.
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