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.
The next hero of our project is gymnast Artur Davtyan (vault).Artur was born in 1992. The Rio Olympics are the second Games for the Armenian gymnast. Davtyan is 2013 European bronze and 2016 silver medalist (vault). Strictness and discipline is on the first place in the gymnastics team. The team members are very restrained and serous especially in the presence of the coach. Davtyan is an exception, he always jokes, cheers up everybody and like the coach said; he is the team’s happiness. Our photo session was not an exception; during it Artur amused us with his keen sense of humor.
-What mascot are you going to take with you to the Olympics?
-I have no mascot but I pray before my performances.
-Whom would you like to see with you or among spectators?
-Whom are you going to share your success first with?
-With my parents.
-Please, describe the Olympic Games in three words.
- Strength, faith, victory.
-How would you like to remember these Olympics?
Shooter: Hrach Babayan
Wrestlers: Levan Berianidze
Boxers: Narek Abgaryan
Official partner – Ucom
ANOC press service
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