Armenian boxer wins silver in superheavyweight division at Strandzha Cup
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 26, ARMENPRESS. Armenia’s superheavyweight boxer Gurgen Hovhannisyan has won the silver medal at the Strandzha Cup, an international amateur boxing tournament held in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Hovhannisyan defeated Bulgarian boxer Piotr Belberov in the superheavyweight final.
Armenia was represented by seven athletes at the event.
Light flyweight Arthur Hovhannisyan, Flyweight Vahe Badalyan, Bantamweight Zhirayr Sargsyan, Lightweight Hrayr Shahverdyan, Welterweight Gurgen Madoyan, Middleweight Hambardzum Hakobyan and superheavyweight Gurgen Hovhannisyan departed to Bulgaria under the leadership of coach Vahan Adilkhanyan.
English –translator/editor: Stepan Kocharyan