Boxing: Armenia’s Ani Hovsepyan crowned European Champion

Armenian boxer Ani Hovsepyan beat Ireland’s Christina Desmond 4- in women’s 70 kg final to be crowned Champion of Europe.

This was Armenia’s third medal in the championship under way in Budva, Montenegro.

Yekaterina Sicheva, weighing 54 kg, and Sona Harutyunyan (63 kg) won bronze medals.

Ani Hovsepyan thus becomes the first Armenian to win the European title at women’s adult boxing championship.

Armine Sinabian had won the silver at the 2011 edition of the championship in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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