Armenia’s boxing team member Hovhannes Bachkov (64kg) won Qatar’s Tulasi Tarumalingam in the finals of the Qualifying Tournament for professional boxers and became the winner of the tournament. Bachkov knocked out the opponent in the third round.
In the quarter finals of the tournament the Armenian boxer had defeated Ireland’s Peter Raymond. In the semifinals Bachkov had won Ukraine’s representative and gained a Rio Olympics qualification.
Only top three boxers of the tournament held in Venezuela qualified for the Olympics.
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ANOC press service
He summed up the passing year and spoke about 2016 plans
The tournament which was attended by athletes from 19 countries was held on June 3-4