RA MERITED COACH WALTER ATANESIAN'S FIRST MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT HELD IN YEREVAN

NOYAN TAPAN
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The first youth republican boxing youth memorial tournament of RA
Merited Coach Walter Atanesian finished on June 29 in Yerevan's Dinamo
gymnasium. Merited Coach Yuri Nersisian said in his interview to Noyan
Tapan correspondent that there were talented ones among 65 participants
performing on the ring, though there was a lack of training experience.

Aram Avagian (54 kg, Yerevan) received a prize for the best technique,
Artak Hovhannisian (51 kg, Gyumri) received a prize as the best
sportsman. Aram Martirosian (Yerevan) - Hovhannes Khachatrian
(Abovian) fight (69 kg weight category) was recognized the best in
the tournament. They were awarded a special prize by the former pupil
of W. Atanesian, principal coach, Davitashen prefect Artur Gevorgian.

The main sponsor of the memorial tournament was W. Atanesian's former
pupil, USSR sport master, Moscow-based Samvel Ghazarian. His many
fellow-sportsmen also provided great assistance to the holding of
their coach's memorial tournament.