Armenian boxer triumphs over Azeri opponent in Strandzha Cup lightweight bout
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 22, ARMENPRESS. At the 3rd day of the Strandzha Cup, Armenia’s welterweight Gurgen Madoyan defeated his Bulgarian opponent and Lightweight Hrayr Shahverdyan triumphed over his Azeri rival.
Middleweight Hambardzum Hakobyan was defeated by a Brazilian opponent.
The Strandzha Cup, an international amateur boxing tournament, kicked off February 19 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Light flyweight Arthur Hovhannisyan, Flyweight Vahe Badalyan, Bantamweight Zhirayr Sargsyan, Lightweight Hrayr Shahverdyan, Welterweight Gurgen Madoyan, Middleweight Hambardzum Hakobyan and superheavyweight Gurgen Hovhannisyan have departed to Bulgaria under the leadership of coach Vahan Adilkhanyan.
English –translator/editor: Stepan Kocharyan