Artush Hovhannisyan at 81 kg had an unsuccessful start at the World Boxing Championship being held in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
The Armenian representative lost the first bout 1:4 to Netherland’s representative Artyom Gasparyan and dropped out of the struggle.
Earlier on September 9 Arman Darchinyan who had started performing in the 75 kg weight class had qualified for the 1/16 finals.
The Armenia boxing team has left for the World Championship with 8 boxers. Artur Hovhannisyan (52 kg), Erik Petrosyan (57 kg), Hovhannes Bachkov (63 kg), Koryun Astoyan (69 kg), Henrikh Sargsyan (91 kg) and super heavyweight Gurgen Hovhannisyan will compete in Yekaterinburg too.
The 20-year-old shooter is a silver medalist of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games…
In a conversation with the ANOC press service Artur has spoken about the victory.
Tevanyan’s refusal of the repechage round was the coaches’ decision.
The ¼ finals of the 64 weight calls will be held on June 26.