February 20, 2018 - 18:40 AMT
Armenian boxing team kick off Strandzha Cup successfully

The Armenian boxing team started off the Strandzha Cup international tournament with a victory on Monday, February 19.

Vahe Badalyan, in particular, defeated the Chinese boxer in the 52 kg weight category.

Zhirayr Sargsyan (56 kg) and Gurgen Hovhannisyan (+91 kg) will enter the ring on Tuesday.

300 athletes from a total of 34 countries, including seven Armenians, are competing in the oldest international amateur boxing competition in Europe.