In the quarter-finals of the AOB European Olympic Qualifier ongoing in Turkey Armenia’s representative at 64kg Hovhannes Bachkov won European Games’ and European Championship’s silver medalist, Great Britain’s Pat Cormack and qualified for the semi-finals.
Armenia’s representative Anush Grigoryan (52kg) lost to Norway’s Hansen Mariel in the quarter-finals.
On April 13 Artur Hovhannisyan (49kg), Vladimir Margaryan (69kg), Narek Abgaryan (52kg) and Aram Avagyan 56kg) will compete, too.
ANOC press service
Six teams take part in the Championship: “Neptun”, “Delfin”, “Titan”, “ORWP-Yerevan”, “Armada”, “Armada-2”.
The Armenian judoists have left for the competition place accompanied by Coach Karen Simonyan
Overall 13 teams will participate in the Championships
Almost 100 wrestlers took part in the Championship
Four more athletes will fight for qualifications
Previously, in the first game the Armenian team had met Yesentuki’s veterans defeating them 53-47
The tournament will be held in Kiev on February 12-14