While the guests were observing a new and multifunctional "Olympavan" the flags of IOC, NOC of Armenia and Armenian Republic were raised.
Sheikh Al-Sabah and Patrick Hickey symbolically planted trees in "Olympavan's" backyard. President of the National Olympic Committee, Gagik Tsarukyan president of EOC Patrick Hickey and president of ANOC Sheikh al Sahabe simultaneously cut the red ribbon of "Olympavan's " office.
Representatives of international organizations and prominent figures of Armenian sport were shown the office building, school and hotel of 'Olympavan". Afterwards, a special stamp cancellation ceremony was held devoted to the 25th anniversary of the National Olympic Committee with the participation of Armenian NOC’s president, Gagik Tsarukyan, Prime Minister of RA, Hovik Abrahamyan, Olympic champion, Albert Azaryan, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communication, Gagik Tadevosyan.
"I am honored to be here today as president of the European Olympic Committee. It is wonderful that we are celebrating the opening of this magnificent structure. I was here in September last year, with IOC president, Thomas Bach and could not believe that this structure will be over a year later. Congratulations to all of you, and especially to esteemed president of the National Olympic Committee, Gagik Tsarukyan, "said the president of EOC, Patrick Hickey.
The award ceremony was held by the president of Armenian Water Polo Federation, Ruben Hakobyan
The team is preparing for the European Championship
On the last competition day wrestlers of 46kg, 54kg, 63kg, 76kg and 100kg...
Aram Julfalakyan lost the first round
On the eve Arsen Abgaryan at 49kg and Zhorzhik Marutyan comquered bronze medals...
The European Championship will be held from July 15 to 24
He will be simultaneously included in the coaching staff of Armenian football national team