Mekhak Ghazaryan (Armenian: Մեխակ Ղազարյան; born December 13, 1966 in Gyumri, Shirak), also known as Mikhail Kazaryan, is a retired amateur boxer from Armenia. He represented the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea in the men's featherweight (57 kg) division.[1] Ghazaryan was defeated in the third round by eventual gold medalist Giovanni Parisi. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia in the men's lightweight (60 kg) division.[2] Ghazaryan lost in the second round to Michael Strange.

Mekhak Ghazaryan
Personal information
Full nameՄեխակ Ղազարյան
Nationality Armenia
Born (1966-12-13) December 13, 1966 (age 53)
Gyumri, Shirak, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classLightweight

Ghazaryan won the European Championship title in the lightweight division at the 1987 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Turin. Ghazaryan won a bronze medal at the 1993 European Amateur Boxing Championships in the lightweight division.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Soviet Union at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Armenia at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  3. ^ "1993 European Amateur Boxing Championships". www.pozycjonowaniestron.net. Retrieved 4 December 2012.

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