Armenian team at the Olympics 2008 in Beijing

The 25 Armenian athletes departing for the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, China, will face the 639-strong Chinese, 596-strong US and 470-strong Russian teams. Given the sheer size of the competing teams and the fact, that our national team brought zero gold medals from the past Olympics in Athens, it’s really hard to believe in the success of our tiny Armenian team. The Olympic torch will be lit in Beijing on 8th month of year…

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Vic Darchinyan wins title in second weight division

Armenia’s Vic Darchinyan landed a five punch combination which put Russian Dimitri Kirilov down in the 5th. A straight left put Kirilov down again a few seconds later. Kirilov remained on one knee while referee Earl Brown counted him out.Daily Telegraph has more: VIC Darchinyan today joined the ranks of Australia’s greatest boxers by demolishing Russian Dimitri Kirilov to win a world title in a second weight division.The Sydney-based power puncher dominated the fight with…

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