RIO (Armenpress) — Armenian-born boxer Artem Harutyunyan, representing Germany, won a bronze medal in the 31st Summer Olympic Games, archysde.com reports.
It is a great success for 26-year-old athlete, although he was very close to win gold medal. He expressed his satisfaction for winning the Olympic bronze medal.
“I am very proud to be able to win bronze medal for Germany. I have always dreamed of taking part in the Olympic Games. I am very satisfied and proud of my performances,” Harutyunyan said.
In the quarter finals Harutyunyan defeated Turkish boxer Batukhan Gyozgek, but in the semi-finals he lost the bout to the representative of Azerbaijan.