November 20, 2023 - 13:08 AMT
Ruslan Aslikyan beats Azerbaijani boxer to become U-22 European champion

Armenian athlete Ruslan Aslikyan won a gold medal at the U-22 European Boxing Championships in Budva, Montenegro on Sunday, November 19.

In his final bout, Aslikyan (57 kg weight category) defeated his opponent from Azerbaijan, Azrak Bagirov.

Another Armenian boxer, Rudolf Garboyan (51 kg), lost in the final round and took the second place.

Earlier, Elida Kocharyan (60 kg) from the women’s team snatched gold for the Armenian team, which in total won 2 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze medals at the tournament.