The 1/8 finals bouts of the international tournament “Strandja” took place in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The only representative of Armenia who managed to reach the quarter-finals was European bronze medalist Aram Avagyan (56kg) who gained advantage over Georgia’s Merab Turkadze in all 3 rounds. In the quarter-finals Aram will compete with Dmitri Asanau of Belarus.
On February 25 two more boxers from Armenia will come out from the quarter-finals. Artur Hovhannisyan (49kg) will compete with Tinko Banabakov and Narek Manasyan (91kg) - with Christian Dimitrov. Both athletes represent Bulgaria.
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Armenia’s boxing team’s new coach is Karen Aghamalyan
The European Weightlifting Championship will be held fromApril 8-16
The 16th European Youth Summer Olympic Festival will be held from July 24 to August 1.
In 2014 and 2015 he was named the Euroleague Best Defender.
Before the award ceremony, the audience watched a documentary film about the 2015 sports season and the activity of the NOC of Armenia.
Our gymnast had his last performance and gained 14,933 points.