Armenian boxing youth team launched at the international youth boxing tournament “Nikolay Pavlyukov Memorial”.
6 boxers measured their strengths: Vahe Badalyan (56kg) gained advantage over a Cuban boxer in the 1/8 finals. Gurgen Madoyan (69kg) won a Russian athlete and Van Melkumyan (75kg) beat Georgia’s representative.
The following representatives of Armenia lost their bouts: Samvel Soghoyan (56kg), Arman Antonyan (60kg) and Koryun Astoyan (64kg).
On March 13 Mnatcakan Harutyunyan (52kg) and super heavy weight Gurgen Hovhannisyan will come out.
ANOC press service
Baghdadyan thanked ANOC President GagikTsarukyan for providing the tournament’s prize fund this year.
Armenia has one victory and one defeat
Bureau Member of UWW Zamel Sayyaf Al Shahrani has arrived in Yerevan.
The European Qualification Event will be held from 13-23 March.