Olympic Champion Artur Aleksanyan named Armenia’s athlete of the year 2016

Greco-Roman wrestler Artur Aleksanyan has been named Armenia’s athlete of the year for the third time in a row. Aleksanyan won the Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro this summer.

The top 10 athletes of 2016 have been chosen as a result of survey among 35 sports journalists conducted by the Republican Federation of Sports Journalists of Armenia.

Artur Alexanyan, Greco-Roman wrestling
Mihran Harutyunyan, Greco-Roman wrestling
Simon Martirosyan, weightlifting
Gor Minasyan, weightlifting
Nazik Avdalyan, weightlifting
Harutyun Merdinyan, gymnastics
Andranik Karapetyan, weightlifting
Hripsime Khurshudyan, weightlifting
Varsham Beranyan, Greco-Roman wrestling
Artur Davtyan, gymnastics