Armenian boxers get safety guarantee for Baku-hosted World Champs

Armenian boxers get safety guarantee for Baku -hosted World Championships

September 17, 2011 – 15:22 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – On September 22 though October 10, Baku, Azerbaijan
will be hosting AIBA World Boxing Championships.

Armenian team, coached by Rafael Mehrabyan will be leaving for
Azerbaijani capital on September 21.

As Mehrabyan noted in a conversation with a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter,
Azerbaijan guaranteed the boxers’ safety to Armenian Boxing
Federation.

`We’re leaving for Baku upon completion of a training session in
Abovyan. The team’s in a good physical shape and will perform to the
best of its abilities,’ the coach said.

Armenia’s line-up for Boxing Championships is as follows: Hovhannes
Danielyan (49 kg), Hovhannes Bochkov (56 kg), Vladimir Sarukhanyan (60
kg), Hrachik Javahyan (64 kg), Samvel Matevosyan (69 kg), Andranik
Hakobyan (75 kg), Artur Khachartyan (81 kg) and Armen Simonyan (91
kg).

Winners of 1-8 places at AIBA World Boxing Championships will qualify
for Olympics.

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