The press service of the NOC of Armenia continues the “Way to Minsk” project where we feature athletes representing Armenia at the European Games to be held in Minsk from June 21-30. Our fourth hero is shooter Hrach Babayan.
Date of birth: 01/08/1996
Place of birth: Yerevan
Participation in the European Games: Second time
Most painful defeat: In 2015 at the 1st European Games.
Most important victory: At the Youth Olympic Games Nanjing 2014
At the European Games…
“It’s tougher than the first time to go to these games as there are some psychological problems; now my result is worse than then. I must overcome myself, only that way I’ll be able to reach the final.”
Armenia’s champions at Artistic Gymnastics.
The European champion had three wins and two losses.
20-year-old Artur is from Gyumri and is very modest and reserved3
Minsk’s tournament will be held from February 1 to 6 and Sofia’s tournament from February 22 to 29
March 22 is a rest day in the Candidates tournament