Boxer, Armenia's tem member Hovhannes Bachkov prevailed over a Venezuelan boxer in the first bout of the Olympic Games.
Bachkov who was competing against Venezuela's Luis Arcon was one of the Armenian athletes performing on the fifth day of the Olympic Games. After 3 rounds Bachkov won 2-1.
Bachkov's next opponent will be China's Hu Kianxu.
On the eve Vladimir Margaryan and Aram Avagyan had celebrated wins.
Shortly the struggle will be continued by weightlifters Nazik Avdalyan and Andranik Karapetyan.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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