Armenian NOC President, Gagik Tsarukyan has hosted Djorkaeff in new "Olympavan" and awarded the football World and European champion Yuri Djorkaeff the National Olympic Committee's highest award, the Gold Medal.
"You should first create conditions and then demand. I was elected as president not formally but to be useful in this sphere. Yes, there is nothing impossible, if people work, the results are visible. As a sportsman, I felt that I should create conditions for athletes, and then demand results. I have created them and I am going to do more¨, said President of the National Olympic Committee to Djorkaeff.
Gagik Tsarukyan awarded Yuri Djorkaeff the National Olympic Committee's highest award, the Gold Medal for staying close to his Armenian roots and to be proud of being Armenian.
World and European champion took his award with great excitement and enthusiasm and noted that the highest award of Armenian NOC will have its special place among the Olympic, World and European championships' medals.
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