Boxing: Armenian defeats Azeri rival at Baku championships

Boxing: Armenian defeats Azeri rival at Baku championships

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Ethnic Armenian boxer Misha Aloyan (52kg) has defeated an Azeri rival at ongoing AIBA World Boxing Championships in Baku.

Aloyan, who represents Russia, ended the fight against Elvin Mamishzade 14:12, thus making it to the semifinal of the competitions. The kind of progress also allows the athlete to take part in next summer’s Olympics in London.

Earlier, another Russian team member of Armenians descent David Hayrapetyan (49kg) made it to the semifinal.