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 “Road to Rio” project.
The next hero of our project is the youngest member of the weightlifting team, Sona Poghosyan. Poghosyan is taking her place at the Armenian women's weightlifting team with little but steady steps. Sona was born in Kasakh in 1998. She started weightlifting at the age of 13.
The next hero of our project is the youngest member of the weightlifting team, Sona Poghosyan. Poghosyan is taking her place at the Armenian women's weightlifting team with little but steady steps. Sona was born in Kasakh in 1998. She started weightlifting at the age of 13. Sona has also taken part in the Youth Olympic Games. She loves reading, her work and clearly knows the limit of her potential.
- What lucky mascot are you going to take with you to the Olympics?
-I have nothing that can be called a mascot, but there is someone who is not with me but remembering that person helps me in tough moments.
-Please describe the Olympic Games in three words.
-Dream, hard work and also victory in some way.
-Whom would you like to see with you or among spectators?
-The person whom I dedicate my victories, my mascot.
-Whom are you going to share your success with first?
-With the people who are proud of me and happy with my victories.
-How would you like to remember these Olympics?
-As successful and full of medals for our athletes.
Weighlifters: Nazik Avdalyan
Swimmers: Vahan Mkhitaryan
Judoka: Hovhannes Davtyan
Athletes: Gor Nerkararyan
Gymnasts: Houry Gebeshyan
Shooter: Hrach Babayan
Wrestlers: Levan Berianidze
Boxers: Hovhannes Bachkov
Official partner – Ucom
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