Armenia’s top 10 athletes of the year announced

The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports has published the names of ten best athletes of 2021.

The athletes were selected by a combined vote of the sports journalists and head coaches of national teams.

Below are the names of the winners:

Artur Aleksanyan – Greco-Roman wrestling
Malkhas Amoyan – Greco-Roman wrestling
Hovhannes Bachkov – boxing
Elina Danielyan – chess
Artur Davtyan – gymnastics
Varazdat Lalayan – weightlifting
Arsen Harutyunyan – freestyle wrestling
Simon Martirosyan – weightlifting
Gor Minasyan – weightlifting
David Chaloyan – boxing

Greco-Roman wrestler Malkhas Amoyan was also вон the People’s Choice Award.

Every athlete selected to the top 10 will receive 4 million AMD. Another $1 million will be allocated to their coaching staffs.

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