Artur Aleksanyan named Armenia’s best athlete of 2017

The Republican Federation of Sports Journalists of Armenia has named Greco-Roman wrestler Artur Aleksanyan as the best athlete of 2016. Alekasanyan clinched gold at the World Wrestling Championship and won a bronze medal at the European Championship.

The top ten also includes also Maksim Manukyan (wrestling), Levon Aronian (chess), Simon Martirosyan (weightlifting), Hovhannes Bachkov (weightlifting), Gor Minasyan (weightlifting), Tigran Karapetyan (sambo), Sergey Mikayelyan (skiing), Artur Tovmasyan (gymnastics) and Andranik Karapetyan (weightlifting).

Twenty-one sports journalists participated in the voting.

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