THE STUDENTS DECIDED TO ORGANIZE SOME EXCURSIONFOR THE BEAR AND THEY TOGETHER WENT TO ARMENIAN STATE INSTITUTE OF PHYSICAL CULTURE .
THE SYMBOL OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES LEARNTA LOT ABOUT THE HISTORY OF ARMENIAN SPORT.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORTS IN ARMENIAArmenia is one of the most ancient countries of the world, which hasrich culture and history. It is historical motherland of Armenians.Armenia lies in the northeastern part of the Armenian plateaubetween Caucasus and Asia Minor. The history of Armenian ancestorsgoes back to the history of primitive man (about 1,5 - 1 million yearsago). The sports programs organized during the pagan celebrationshad much in common with programs of ancient Greek OlympicGames. Thanks to it Armenian athletes had an opportunity toparticipate in Olympic Games. It is known that Armenian king Trdat IIIArshakuni became the winner of 265th Olympic Games in 281.During his reign in 301 Christianity was adopted as state religion inArmenia. Trdat III Arshakuni Armenian king Varazdat Arshakunibecame the champion in boxing at 291st Olympic Games held in 385.
Armenian sportsmen have been taking part in the Olympic Games since 1952. Up to now, Armenia has had 13 champions.Hrant Shahinian, Helsinki 1952, Albert Azarian, Melbourne 1956,the 15 th of the Olympic Games, Rome 1960, 16th and 17thSports. Champion of the Olympic Games, Victories dates: 1952 Sports Date of birth: 1929 Date of birth: 1923-1996 Victories dates: 1956, 1960
Vladimir Yengibaryan, Melbourne Igor1956, the 16 th champion of the Novikov, Melbourne, 1956, TokyoOlympic Games champion, boxing. 1964, the 16 th and 18 th championDate of birth: 1932 of the Olympic Games.Victories dates: 1956 Date of birth: 1929-2007 Victories dates: 1956, 1964
Faina Melnik Munich in Yuri Vardanyan,Moscow1972, the 20th champion of in 1980,the 22th champion ofthe Olympic Games, Athletic . the OlympicDate of Birth: 1945 Games, weightlifting.Victories dates:1972 Date of birth: 1956 Victories dates: 1980
Eduard Azarian in 1980, Hoksen Mirzoyan ,Seoul inthe 22 nd champion of the 1988 , the 24 th champion of theOlympic Games, Sports. Olympic Games, weightlifting.Date of birth: 1958 Date of birth: 1961Victories dates: 1980 Victories dates: 1988
Levon Julfalakyan ,Seoul in1988, the 24 th champion of Israel Militosyan ,Barcelonathe Olympic games in 1992, the 24 th champion ofGreco-Roman wrestling. the OlympicDate of birth: 1964 Games, weightlifting.Victories dates: 1988 Date of birth: 1968 Victories dates: 1992
Mnatsakan Hrachya Petikyan, BarcelonaIskandaryan, Barcelona 1992, the 25 th champion of1992, the 25 th champion of the the OlympicOlympic games in Greco-Roman Games, Shooting.wrestling. Date of birth: 1960Date of birth: 1967 Victories dates: 1992Victories dates: 1992
Armen Nazaryan, Atlantain 1996, the 26 thchampion of the Olympicgames in Greco-Romanwrestling.Date of birth: 1974Victories dates: 1996
SO THE BEAR ALSO MET THE COLLECTIVE OF THESE SPORTSMEN,WHO WIIL INTRODUCE ARMENIA IN LONDON in2012 OLYMPIC GAMES.Summer Olympiada will be propagated in 2012 since June 27 untilAugust 12 ,in the capital of Great Britain. Armenia will beintroduced by Norayr Bakhtamyan(shooting), Andranik Hakobyan(boxing), Arsen Juflakyan (Greco-Roman wrestle), Mihran Jaburyan(free wrestle), Artur Davtyan (sports gymnastics).These sportsmen have had a number of successes during worldchampionships and international competition and so they won theright to participate in the Olympic Games. There will be elevencomprised sportsmen, who havent hurt, in excellent sportivecondition in the Armenian delegation.