09:50  ,  May 12, 2012

Armenia’s female boxers hope for Olympic qualification

Photographed is Armine Sinabyan

European silver medalist Armine Sinabyan (60kg) and Ashkhen Simonyan (75), led by head coach Rafayel Mehrabyan of the Armenian national women’s boxing team, are in China to compete in the World Championships.

Armine Sinabyan will start her campaign on Saturday, and against her Spanish opponent. 

Ashkhen Simonyan will commence her crusade on May 14, and she will fight her Romanian challenger.

World Championships are also qualification rounds for the 2012 London Olympics. The European female boxers who take up the top three spots, in their respective weight categories, will qualify for the Olympics.

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