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.
ANOC press office
The 17-year-old athlete registered a total of 217 kg result.
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