Member of the Greco-Roman Wrestling team of Armenia, bronze medalist of Olympic Games, World two times and Europe three times Champion Artur Aleksanyan has been named the best athlete of Armenia of 2015. According to the results of the survey of Republican Federation of Sport Journalists, 10 best athletes of 2015 have been named.
As “Armenpress” was informed by the press service of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia, 34 sports journalists participated in the survey. They named World Champion, Greco-Roman wrestler Artur Aleksanyan as the best athlete of Armenia
10 best athletes are:
1 .Artur Aleksanyan GrecoRoman wrestler, 339 points
2 .Mihran Harutyunyan GrecoRoman wrestler, 267
3 .Harutyun Merdinyan artistic gymnastics, 265 points
4 .Tigran Martirosyan – weightlifting, 231 points
5 .Artur Tovmasyan artistic gymnastics, 113 points
6 . Arman Yeremyan – taekwondo, 107 points
7 .Tigran Kirakosyan – sambo, 106 points
8 .Aram Avagyan – boxing, 101 points
9 .Andranik Karapetyan – weightlifting, 99 points
10 .Smbat Margaryan – weightlifting, 95 points
Men’s chess team of Armenia has been named the best team of 2015.
Names of another 4 athletes has been included in the questionnaire by sports journalists: Artur Davtyan (artistic gymnastics, 81 points), Levon Aronian (chess, 35 points), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (football, 31 points).