Weightlifter Nazik Avdalyan: ''Road to Rio''

12:00 - 29 Jul, 2016

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 “Road to Rio” project.

The next hero of «Road to Rio» project is world and European weightlifting champion Nazik Avdalyan. Nazik is an alumnus of one of the Armenian weightlifting centers, Gyumri sports school. She was born in the second city of Armenia, Gyumri, in 1986. 

Nazik is one of those athletes who prove that nothing is impossible. After the car accident Nazik rose like a phoenix from the ashes and at the 2016 European Championship became a champion. For Nazik, always fighting, strong and feminine, the greatest accomplishment is her son.


- What lucky mascot are you going to take with you to the Olympics?

-I have never had a mascot and these Games are not an exception.

-Please describe the Olympic Games in three words.

-The pinnacle of athletes' dreams.

-Whom are you going to share your success with first?

-Naturally, my husband and my angle, my son.

-Whom would you like to see with you or among spectators?

-First of all with my coach and, of course, with my family members.

-How would you like to remember these Olympics?

-Without regret and with a smile.

Weighlifters: Arakel Mirzoyan

Gor Minasyan

Ruben Aleksanyan

Andranik Karapetyan

Simon Martirosyan

Swimmers: Vahan Mkhitaryan

 Monica Vasilyan

Judoka: Hovhannes Davtyan

Athletes: Gor Nerkararyan

Gayane Chiloyan

Lilit Harutyunyan

Levon Aghasyan

Diana Khubeseryan

Amaliya Sharoyan

Gymnasts: Houry Gebeshyan

Harutyun Medinyan

Artur Davtyan 

Shooter: Hrach Babayan

Wrestlers: Levan Berianidze

Georgy Ketoyev

 Davit Safaryan 

Garnik Mnatcakanyan

Artur Aleksanyan

Maxim Manukyan

Arsen Julfalakyan

Mihran Harutyunyan

Boxers: Hovhannes Bachkov

Narek Abgaryan

 Aram Avagyan

Vladimir Margaryan

Artur Hovhannisyan

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