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
On December 7, 2011 it was officially announced as the host city of the Olympics
Harutyun Merdinyan took the first place in the pommel horse event
In the 7th round Samvel Ter-Sahakyan and Sergei Movsesian celebrated victories.
Therefore, the Armenian boxing team conquered 4 Olympic qualifications in Turkey