The official website of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia continues the project, “Road to Rio”, before the start of the 31st Rio Summer Olympic Games where it will tell about the athletes representing Armenia at the Olympics, and their photos made by photographer Hakob Berberyan specially for the “Road to Rio” project.
Our next hero is the newcomer of the Armenian freestyle wrestling team, Georgy Ketoyev (97kg). He was born in Georgia in 1985. He has represented Russia till 2016 in the line-up of which he became a Beijing Olympics bronze medalist in 2008. The wrestler started to engage in wrestling at the age of 11. Ketoyev doesn’t imagine himself in other sport. The most important for him is his family – his wife and two sons.
-What mascot are you going to take with you to the Olympics?
-Whom would you like to see with you or among spectators?
-It’s a difficult question. Of course, I’d like to see my family with me but I am conscious that their presence would tense me.
-Whom are you going to share your success first with?
-With my wife, family and children.
-Please, describe the Olympic Games in three words.
- Unpredictability, dream, holiday.
-How would you like to remember these Olympics?
-I’ll do my best. The rest as Gold wills.
Shooter: Hrach Babayan
Wrestlers: Davit Safaryan
Boxers: Narek Abgaryan
Official partner – Ucom
ANOC press service
All Armenian representatives finished their performances at the 29th Winter Universiade ending in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk.
The European Championship is underway in Riga, Latvia.
The team is getting stronger
Now Armenia has 30 Olympic qualifications overall
The Secretary General summarized the year