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 athlete Diana Khubeseryan (200m race). She was born in Yerevan in 1994. She began practicing athletics at the age of 12. Diana is an Armenian Championship record holder. She has taken part in the Singapore Youth Olympic Games.
Khubesyan has a second profession, she is a sports journalist. She studied at the Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture. For Diana the participation in the Olympics is a great honor.
-What lucky mascot are you going to take with you to the Olympics?
- My necklace of rhodonite and moonstone which are my lucky stones and were given to me by father’s friend.
-Whom would you like to see with you or among spectators?
-I wouldn’t like to see anybody with me and among spectators I’d like to see the Olympic.
-Please describe the Olympic Games in three words.
-Strength, patience and opportunity to prove much.
-Whom are you going to share your success with first?
-With my coach.
-How would you like to remember these Olympics?
-With our athletes’ medals.
Athlete Amaliya Sharoyan
Gymnast: Houry Gebeshyan
Shooter: Hrach Babayan
Wrestlers: Levan Berianidze
Boxers: Narek Abgaryan
Official partner – Ucom
ANOC press service
The team will leave for the competition place on May 21
Levan Berianidze (130kg) is still the only wrestler who has got an Olympic qualification.
Tigran Gyokchyan, spoke about the newly formed team, its preparatory phase and the team’s opportunities.
Robert Hovhannisyan is one point behind the leader
The tournament is held in Romania