The 2016 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships has kicked off in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Ashkhen Hovhannisyan (60kg) lost the first bout. The Armenian boxer faced Ukraine’s Julia Tsyplakova.
On the eve, Anush Grigoryan (51kg) had won the first bout against Ukraine’s Tetyana Kob and qualified for the 1/16 finals.
In every weight category of the World Championships 4 Olympic qualifications are raffled.
ANOC press service
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