After 41 years, Armenia scored a Olympic medal in artistic gymnastics after Artur Davtyan scored the first medal in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games in the history of independent Armenia. Armenia’s leading gymnast was granted the bronze medal in the Vault Final of the 32nd Summer Olympic Games taking place in Tokyo, Japan.
In the final, Europe’s champion, winner of the European Games Artur Davtyan scored 14.733 points in the total of two leaps.
Korean Kor Shin Jeahwan was declared Olympic champion after scoring 14.783 points, and Russian Denis Abyazin scored the silver medal with 14.783 points.
The last time Armenia scored an Olympic medal in artistic gymnastics was during the 22nd Summer Olympic Games held in 1980 in Moscow where Albert Azaryan’s son, Eduard Azaryan became Olympic champion of the team triathlon as part of the USSR team.