Swimmers Vahan Mkhitaryan and Monica Vasilyan have joined the Armenian Olympic team. The will take part in the Rio Olympics with wild card.
For the first time in the history of independent Armenia our country will be represented by 33 athletes at the Olympic Games.
The official opening ceremony of the Olympics will take place on August 5. From August 5 to 21 within 17 days 10.500 athletes from 205 countries of the world will compete for a collection of 306 medals. The Olympic Games will be held in 33 venues of four regions of Rio; Copacabana, Maracana, Deodoro and Bara.
ANOC press office
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Before going to Germany the team will take part in an international tournament and training camp.
Atyan will compete with two-time world champion, Ukrainian Ibrahim Aldatov