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.
Hakob Arakelyan (100kg) will compete on October 6.
1 silver and 3 bronze medals.
On the 72nd second Arsen Beglaryan managed to prevent Erikson’s penalty kick…
The Armenian Weightlifting Championship had been held from February 14 to 18
Patil Yakubyan scoring 20 points was named the most valuable player of the game.