Wrestler Georgy Ketoyev: “Road to Rio”

11:30 - 30 Jun, 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 the “Road to Rio” project. 


Our next hero is the newcomer of the Armenian freestyle wrestling team, Georgy Ketoyev (97kg). He was born in Georgia in 1985. He has represented Russia till 2016 in the line-up of which he became a Beijing Olympics bronze medalist in 2008. The wrestler started to engage in wrestling at the age of 11. Ketoyev doesn’t imagine himself in other sport. The most important for him is his family – his wife and two sons.

-What mascot are you going to take with you to the Olympics?
-My cross.
-Whom would you like to see with you or among spectators?
-It’s a difficult question. Of course, I’d like to see my family with me but I am conscious that their presence would tense me.

-Whom are you going to share your success first with?
-With my wife, family and children.
-Please, describe the Olympic Games in three words.
- Unpredictability, dream, holiday.
-How would you like to remember these Olympics?
-I’ll do my best. The rest as Gold wills.


Shooter: Hrach Babayan

Wrestlers: Davit Safaryan 

Garnik Mnatcakanyan

Artur Aleksanyan

Maxim Manukyan

Arsen Julfalakyan

Mihran Harutyunyan

Boxers: Narek Abgaryan

 Aram Avagyan

Vladimir Margaryan

Boxer Artur Hovhannisyan

Official partner – Ucom

ANOC press service

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