The press service of the NOC of Armenia continues the “Way to Minsk” project where we feature athletes representing Armenia at the European Games to be held in Minsk from June 21-30. Our 8th hero is judoka Ferdinand Karapetyan.
Date of birth: 19/12/1992
Place of birth: Vardenis
Participation in the European Games: First time
Most painful defeat: The defeat at the 2017 World Championship
Most important victory: The champion title of the 2018 European Championship
At the European Games…
“There is no difference if these are European Games or other tournament; I participate only for a victory. My only goal of any participation is the gold medal. I don’t like losing, It’s a disaster for me.”
The days of the judo competition at the European Games are June 22-25.
Armenia Samvel Barseghyan lost to Germany's Robert Harutyunyan
The Armenian weightlifter took the 2nd place lifting a combined weight of 241 kg
The tournament brought together 44 chess players.
Chess Championship our men’s team will play with France and the women with Russia.
Tomorrow is a responsible day both for us and Kazakhs.
From July 24 to August 9, 2020 more than 12.000 athletes will compete at 33 events․
Tavakalyan who plays for the American Delaware State University basketball team is going to join Armenia’s national team in June