Boxer Gurgen Hovhannisyan Beats Turkish Opponent

Gurgen Hovhannisyan (right) in  a match with Turkey's Ilyas Muchahit
Gurgen Hovhannisyan (right) in  a match with Turkey's Ilyas Muchahit

Gurgen Hovhannisyan (right) in a match with Turkey’s Ilyas Muchahit

Armenian boxer Gurgen Hovhannisyan (+91 kg) beat his Turkish opponent Ilyas Muchahit during the European boxing championship games being held in Minsk, Belarus.

Hovhannisyan celebrated a 3 to 2 victory over his opponent and reached the quarterfinals, the National Olympic Committee reported.

The Armenian athlete had started performing from the semi-finals where he had defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Veletik Dusan 3-2.

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  1. Hagop Varoujian said:

    Well done Gurgen
    Has anyone else noticed that we Armenians achieve winning medals in individual sports, but hardly ever in team competitions? – some food for thought…

    • GB said:

      Hagop,
      You have an excellent point about Armenians! This is one of the main reason, how we have lost Armenian Highlands to our historical enemies!

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