Gurgen Hovhannisyan: The desire to win was great

17:45 - 24 Jun, 2019

Boxer Gurgen Hovhannisyan (+91 kg) shared his impressions with the ANOC press service after a tough victory 3:2 over Turk Ilyas Muchahit in the 1/8 final of the European Games underway in Minsk.

“It was a very tough bout, especially because my opponent was a Turk. Both the tension and the desire to win were great. One more victory and I will have at least a bronze medal. I’ll do everything to win the next bout on June 26.” the Armenian boxer said.

Gurgen Hovhannisyan had started performing from the 1/16 finals where had won 3:2 Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Veletik Dusan.

In the quarterfinal the Armenian boxer will fight against Germany’s Nelvi Tiafack.

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