Hovhannes Danielyan

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Hovhannes Danielyan
Personal information
Born (1987-04-11) April 11, 1987 (age 30)
Armenian SSR
Sport
Event(s) Light flyweight

Hovhannes Danielyan (Armenian: Հովհաննես Դանիելյան, born April 11, 1987 in Armenian SSR) is an Armenian light flyweight amateur boxer. He is a European Champion and Olympian.

Career[edit]

Danielyan won a bronze medal at the 2004 Junior World Amateur Boxing Championships in Jeju.[1] Danielyan won a bronze medal at the 2006 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Plovdiv.[2] He reached the quarterfinals of the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships, and thus qualified for the upcoming Olympics.[3] At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Danielyan beat Thomas Essomba in the first round before, but lost to Birzhan Zhakypov in the following round.[4][5] Danielyan won a gold medal at the 2008 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Liverpool. He defeated Jose de la Nieve Linares in the finals. Danielyan, along with Eduard Hambardzumyan, became the first boxers from the independent Republic of Armenia to become European Champions.[6][7] He also won a bronze medal at the 2010 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Moscow.[8] Danielyan became an Armenian Champion in 2010 and 2012.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "13.World Junior Championships - Jeju, South Korea - June 10-20 2004". www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "36.European Championships - Plovdiv, Bulgaria - July 14-23 2006". www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "14.World Championships - Chicago, USA - October 23 - November 3, 2007". www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hovhannes Danielyan". results.beijing2008.cn. Archived from the original on 6 September 2008. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "29.Olympic Games - Beijing, China - August 9-24 2008". www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Medallists by weight category" (PDF). AIBA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2008. 
  7. ^ "37.European Championships - Liverpool, England - November 6-15 2008". www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "38.European Championships - Moscow, Russia - June 5-12 2010". www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  9. ^ "Armenian Nationals Championships - Erevan - January 25-31 2010". amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  10. ^ Հայտնի են Հայաստանի բռնցքամարտի առաջնության հաղթողների անունները (in Armenian). PanArmenian.Net. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 

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