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 the only judoka of the Armenian Olympic team, Hovhannes Davtyan. He was born in Gyumri in 1983. Davtyan is a multiple world and European medalist. He is the eldest participant of the Armenian sporting delegation.
He has chosen judo occasionally. The Rio 2016 will be his third Olympics. The most skillful athlete is psychologically prepared for the Games and as he says it is time to conquer a medal.
-What lucky mascot are you going to take with you to the Olympics?
-I have no lucky mascot.
-Whom would you like to see with you or among spectators?
-Whom are you going to share your success with first?
-With my family.
-Please describe the Olympic Games in three words.
-Dream, victory, top of sporting world.
-How would you like to remember these Olympics?
-With a conquered medal.
Athletes: Gor Nerkararyan
Gymnasts: Houry Gebeshyan
Shooter: Hrach Babayan
Wrestlers: Levan Berianidze
Boxers: Narek Abgaryan
Official partner – Ucom
ANOC press service
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