Hrachik Javakhyan

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Hrachik Javakhyan
Medal record
Competitor for  Armenia
Men’s Boxing
Olympic Games
Bronze 2008 Beijing Lightweight
European Amateur Championships
Silver 2006 Plovdiv Lightweight
Gold 2010 Moscow Light welterweight

Hrachik Javakhyan (Armenian: Հրաչիկ Ջավախյան, born on July 6, 1984 in Vanadzor, Armenian SSR) is an Armenian boxer best known to win gold at the 2010 European Amateur Boxing Championships and bronze at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He was awarded the Honored Master of Sports of Armenia title in 2009.[1]

Career[edit]

Javakhyan began boxing at the age of 14 under honored coach of Armenia, Gevorg Misakyan. Since 2005, he has been a member of the national team of Armenia.

Javakhyan advanced all the wy to the finals at the 2006 European Amateur Boxing Championships where he met reigning Olympic and World Champion Aleksei Tishchenko. Hrachik was defeated and won the silver medal.

The following year, Javakhyan qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics by reaching the quarterfinals at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships.

In 2008, at the Olympic Games, Javakhyan received a first round bye, defeated Rasheed Lawal in the second round without losing a point and had a walkover against Jong Sub-Baik. In the semifinals, Javakhyan faced Tishchenko again. Although he put up a better challenge than before, Javakhyan ultimately lost. Javakhyan was awarded an Olympic bronze medal, the first Olympic medal ever won by a boxer from the independent Republic of Armenia.[2]

Javakhyan won a gold medal at the 2010 European Amateur Boxing Championships.

Olympic Games Results[edit]

2008

World Amateur Championships Results[edit]

2005

2007

2009

2011

European Championships Results[edit]

2006

2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Подведены итоги года ПОДВЕДЕНЫ ИТОГИ ГОДА (in Russian). www.ra.am. Retrieved 19 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Javakhyan Wins Armenia’s Sixth Medal at Beijing Olympics". asbarez.com. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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