25 Armenian Athletes Qualify for London Olympics

YEREVAN – 25 Armenian athletes have already officially qualified for the London Olympics.

According to the information of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia, swimmers Mikayel Koloyan and Anahit Barseghyan joined the list of 23 athletes who had qualified for the Olympics.

Earlier, jumpers Arsen Sargsyan and Vardan Pahlevanyan, Greco-Roman wrestler Hovhannes Varderestyan (66kg), judoists Hovhannes Davtyan (60kg), and Armen Nazaryan (66kg) had qualified for the Olympics.

Norayr Bakhtamyan (shooting), Andranik Hakobyan (boxing), Arsen Julfalakyan (Greco-Roman Wrestling), Mihran Jamburyan, Davit Safaryan, Hajimurad Nurmuhamedov (freestyle wrestling), Arthur Davtyan (gymnastics), Arman Yeremyan (Tae Kwon Do), Melik Janoyan, Christine Harutunyan (javelin throwing) had also qualified for the Olympics.

Besides 6 weightlifters, four men and two women, will represent Armenia in the Olympics.

The final composition of the Armenian team will decided in July.

The 30th Summer Olympic Games will be held in London, on July 27-August 12. London will become the only city to host Olympic games for the third time. Before this, Olympic Games were held in London in 1908 and 1942.

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