14:19  ,  July 28, 2012

London Olympics 2012: Armenian judoka defeats Azerbaijani opponent

On the first day of the London Olympic Games Armenian judoka Hovhannes Davtyan defeated Azerbaijan’s Ilgar Mushkiyev in the men’s Judo 60 kg last-16.

His next opponent is the winner of Serjio Pessoa (Canada) - Yerkebulan Kossayev (Kazakhstan) last-8 fight.

Hovhannes Davtyan was born on November 25, 1985. He got involved in Judo at the age of 12. Hovhanes in Europe’s vice champion (2007,2011), winner of World Super Cup, bronze medalist of 2009 World championships. 

“I don’t think that it is a secret that I’m going to London to win. It is the dream of every athlete to win the Olympics and I am leaving to make my dream come true,” he said ahead of the 2012 London Games.




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