Armenia’s boxing team member, Hovhannes Bachkov (64kg) has gained advantage over Ukrainian Vladimir Matvichuk (3:0) in the semifinals of the Qualification Tournament for professional boxers and qualified for the finals gaining an Olympic qualification.
In the quarter finals of the tournament the Armenian boxer defeated Ireland’s Peter Raymond.
Only top three boxers of the tournament ongoing in Venezuela qualify for the Olympics.
For the first time in the history of independent Armenia our country will be represented by 5 boxers at the Olympics. Now Armenia has 30 Olympic qualifications overall.
The tournament has kicked off on July 3 and will end on July 8.
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ANOC press service
The winner of the tournament became Magnus Carlsen
In the finals Kirakosyan (52kg) was competing with Russia's Valeri Soronkov
In December they will come to Yerevan for demonstrative performances.
Arthur Aleksanyan misses from the wrestling mat from the World Championship in Budapesht․
During the regular meeting of the Executive Committee