Viktor Yuzikhovich

 

VIKTOR YUZIKHOVICHViktor Yuzikhovich
10.04.1997 – 02.04.2016
Military rank: Private

Born in the city of Gyumri, Shirak marz.

2003-2010- Studied at the secondary school №3 in Gyumri.

2006-2015- Engaged in boxing, was a pupil of the boxing
sports school of the Gyumri branch of the “Hayastan” sports NGO.

2010-2015- Studied at the Gyumri State Sports College of
Olympic Reserve.

2008-2013- Participated in 13 regional and republican
championships, winning first place in 10 out of them.

In 2011, he became vice champion of the European Schoolboys
Boxing Championships (in the weight category up to 62 kg),
held in the city of Grozny of the Russian Federation. In 2011,
he became the gold medalist of the Armenian Junior Boxing
Championship. In 2012-2013 he was the silver medalist of the
Armenian Junior Boxing Championship.

2014- Studied computer courses at the “FES house” international
center for advanced education.

July 7, 2015- Conscripted into the army, served in N military unit
of the Defense Army of RA, then in N Military unit of the Defense
Army of RA as senior scout-machine gunner. Awarded the honorary
diploma of the Defense Army of RA for his high activeness during sports event.

Killed on April 2, 2016 when defending the 170 military post of the
6th Defense Region together with his fellow servicemen Sen. Lt.
Meruzhan Stepanyan, pvt. Aghasi Asatryan and Rafik Hakobyan.

Posthumously awarded the first-class Order of “The Combat Cross”
of RA, the first-class Order of “The Battle Cross” of the Republic of
Artsakh, the Medal “For Service in Battle” of the Republic of Artsakh,
the Medal “For Defending Homeland” of the “Karabakh War Veterans’
Union” NGO, the Commemorative Medal of “Armenian Yerkrapah” of the
“Yerkrapah Volunteers’ Union” NGO, the Medal “For Defending Homeland”
for defending Mataghis, NKR of the “Karabakh War Veterans’ Union” NGO
and the Medal of “The First Regiment” of the “The First Regiment” patriotic NGO.