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 weightlifter Gor Minasyan, one more representative of Gyumri. He was born in 1994. Gor is one of the most buoyant members of the Armenian weightlifting team and has a sharp sense of humor characteristic of Gyumri residents. The super heavyweight weightlifter is a world bronze medalist, youth Olympics and European silver medalist. Minasyan is one of the most promising athletes of Armenian weightlifting.
- What lucky mascot are you going to take with you to the Olympics?
-No, I haven’t got such things.
-Please describe the Olympic Games in three words.
-Strength, energy and victory.
-Whom would you like to see with you or among spectators?
-Whom are you going to share your success with first?
-With my teammates.
-How would you like to remember these Olympics?
Weighlifters: Ruben Aleksanyan
Swimmers: Vahan Mkhitaryan
Judoka: Hovhannes Davtyan
Athletes: Gor Nerkararyan
Gymnasts: Houry Gebeshyan
Shooter: Hrach Babayan
Wrestlers: Levan Berianidze
Boxers: Hovhannes Bachkov
Official partner – Ucom
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