The Leather Glove boxing tournament kicked off at Yerevan’s Dinamo Sports Arena on 13 December the opening ceremony of which was attended by President of the NOC of Armenia Gagik Tsarukyan, Secretary General of the NOC of Armenia Hrachya Rostomyan and other representatives of the sports world (photos).
On the first day of the competition boxers of 57kg and 69 kg weight classes entered the ring. The tournament was attended by 75 boxers from Yerevan and Armenian regions. The tournament will come to an end on 18 December.
The Armenia national team will be formed by the results of the tournament and will take part in the qualification tournaments organized by the IOC and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
In the double-event of 170kg (76+94) Govelyan placed 28th
In the last round Mkrtchyan was competing against front-runner Anna Ushenina….
The championship will end on May 23