Minsk 2019: Karen Tonakanyan participates in semifinals with injury and loses

17:12 - 28 Jun, 2019

Boxer Karen Tonakanyan (60 kg) became a bronze medalist of the 2nd European Games.

On the 8th day of the European Games being held in Minsk Tonakanyan fought against Belarusian Dzmitry Asanau in the semifinal and lost 1:4.

The Armenian boxer participated in the bout with an injury; he had broken a finger in the ¼ final.

So, Tonakanyan became a bronze medalist of the European Games.

Karen Tonakanyan had begun the struggle from the 1/8 finals where he had defeated Spanish Cristian Vasquez. In the ¼ finals Tonakanyan’s opponent had been British Calum French whom the Armenian boxer had won 3:2.

On June 28 Armenia will have other representatives on the ring such as Artur Hovhannisyan (49 kg), Hovhannes Bachkov (64 kg) and Gor Nersesyan (81 kg).

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