In the semifinals of the AOB European Olympic qualifier being held in Turkey Armenia’s representative in 64kg weight class Hovhannes Bachkov lost to London Olympics bronze medalist Evaldas Petraukas in the semifinals.
Aram Avagyan (56kg) conceded to Azerbaijani Zavid Chalabiev.
Bachkov and Avagyan will continue fighting for prize places and qualifications.
Let us recall that only finalists and bronze medalists will gain Olympic qualifications.
ANOC press service
Overall 13 teams will participate in the Championships
Now the Armenian athlete is feeling relatively well…
Hrant Kalachyan at 72 kg will compete against Croatia’s Dominik Etlinger