13:33  ,  July 5, 2012

London 2012 Armenian Olympians: Arthur Aleksanyan

NEWS.am Sport continues to present the 25 Armenian Olympians.

Arthur Aleksanyan - Greco-Roman wrestling

Born on October 21, 1991

He got involved in wrestling in 2000.

The bronze medalist of the junior tournament of the Black Sea region (2007), winner (2010) and bronze medalist (2009) of Youth World Championships, a silver (2010) and bronze (2009), medalist of the Youth European Championships, silver medalist of European Championship (2011), European Champion (in 2012).

His personal coach is Gevorg Aleksanyan, national’s coach - Levon Julfalakyan. Arthur Aleksanyan will start competitions on August 7.

Arthur Aleksanyan

“Olympic Games differ from other tournaments. I am sure tough struggle for medals is expected in each weight category. However, I am not afraid of it. I need to keep a cool head and be confident during the competition. I will do my utmost to fulfill the main goal - to struggle for medals.”

Gevorg Aleksanyan

“Arthur is a young wrestler, it will be his first appearance at the Olympic Games. Despite this, he has proved by his previous performances that he can succeed.”

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