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 10th hero is rower Ara Virabyan.
Date of birth: 13/12/1998
Place of birth: Sevan
Participation in the European Games: First time
Most painful defeat: I haven’t lost yet but even if I lose I’ll take it easy, great victories are achieved of losses.
Most important victory: Winning at the Armenian Championship.
At the European Games…
“I want to qualify for the Olympic Games and to compete in a bigger tournament.”
The days of the canoeing competition at the European Games are June 25-27.
Six teams of the Eurasian Economic Union countries will compete for a champion title.
The European Shooting Championship will be held from February 22 to 28
On April 15 Narek Abgaryan (52kg) and Vladimir Margaryan (69kg) will compete, too
The organizers of the Youth Olympic Games have decided to organize a disco instead of having a closing ceremony.