March 28, 2012 - 12:25 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - On March 27, Armenian boxing team started team practice session in Armenian city of Abovyan, training for the ranking tournament in Trabzon, Turkey.
On April 13, the squad will depart for Tbilisi by bus, to leave for Trabzon later.
Those occupying 1-4 places in weight categories of 49- 60 kg at the tournament will qualify for London Olympics. Koryun Soghomonyan and Vladimir Sarukhanyan will represent Armenia in those categories. Hovhannes Danielyan (52 kg), Aram Avagyan (56 kg) and Artur Khachatryan (81 kg) will vie for 1-3 places. The names of Armenian boxers for weight categories of 64 +91 kg will be determined following the team practice session in Abovyan.
Armenia will have no representative in weight category of 91 kg due to absence of a relevant boxer, according to the team’s chief coach Karen Aghamalyan.