In the first bout of the World Boxing Championship underway in Russian Yekaterinburg Armenia’s representative Erik Petrosyan (57 kg) lost 0:5 to Canada’s Eric Basran and dropped out of the competition.
Earlier Armenian representatives Arman Darchinyan (75 kg) had started performing with a victory and qualified for the 1/16 finals while Artush Hovhannisyan (81 kg) had lost the first bout and left the struggle.
The Armenia boxing team had left for the World Championship with 8 boxers. Artur Hovhannisyan (52 kg), Hovhannes Bachkov (63 kg), Koryun Astoyan (69 kg), Henrikh Sargsyan (91 kg) and super heavyweight Gurgen Hovhannisyan will compete in Yekaterinburg too.
The official website of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia (armnoc.am) continues the range of interviews with Armenian famous and promising athletes.
They have discussed a number of issues related to Armenian athletes and delegation at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
From October 11 to 13 Sergey and Mikael will take part in the Scandinavian Cup.
The Armenian Judo Junior Championship was attended by 224 judokas from 23 teams