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
On the eve Edmon Manukyan (48kg) and Daniel Gabrielyan (60kg) became silver medalists
In the snatch Poghosyan lifted 97kg and the clean and jerk 120kg
In the last round of the tournament Aronyan will play with Maksim Lagrave
Sergey Simonyan (55kg) and Arman Baghdasaryan (74kg) lost the fights for bronze…
Anastasia Galustyan places 7th after the short program