Armenian boxer Gurgen Hovhannisyan (+91 kg) came out on the fourth day of the European Games being held in Minsk, Belarus.
In the 1/8 finals the Armenian athlete faced Turkey’s Ilyas Muchahit. Hovhannisyan celebrated a 3-2 victory over his opponent and reached the quarterfinals, the National Olympic Committee reported.
The Armenian athlete had started performing from the 1/16 finals where had defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Veletik Dusan 3-2.
Another Armenian boxer Zhirayr Sargsyan (56 kg) conceded defeat in the 1/8 finals earlier on Monday.
Armenia’s Baregham Harutyunyan (52 kg) will also perform later today.