16:28  ,  July 28, 2012

London Olympics 2012: Armenia’s judoist to fight for bronze

Armenia’s judoist Hovhannes Davtyan (60 kg) will fight for the bronze medal at the 30th Olympic Games underway in London. 

Davtyan lost to his Italian opponent in the quarterfinals.

The Armenian athlete’s next challenger will be France’s representative, and, if he defeats this opponent, he will battle for the bronze medal.  

As NEWS.am Sport informed earlier, Hovhannes Davtyan was born on November 25, 1985. He got involved in Judo at the age of twelve. Hovhannes is European runner-up (2007, 2011), winner of the World Super Cup, and bronze medalist at the 2009 World Championships. 

To note, Russian Olympic judo team’s Armenian member Arsen Galstyan (60 kg) has qualified for the semifinals in his London Olympics campaign, where he will face Uzbekistan’s representative.

The 2012 London Olympics officially kicked off on Friday and they will come to a close on August 12.

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