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 Winter Youth Olympic Games will be held from February 12 to 21
The European Judo Cup will be held in Athens on April 1-4
Therefore, Paris, Rome, Los Angeles and Budapest will compete for receiving the 2024 Olympics
Amoyan competed with Russia’s representative
The training camp started on January 14 will end on January 28
The tournament was held on February 5-9