The Ministry of Education Science, Culture, and Sports published the names of the ten best athletes of 2021.
The ten names were picked through voting, conducted between sports journalists and head coaches of national teams. Here they are:
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 voted for the People’s Choice Award.
In recognition of their efforts and athletic success, these ten athletes will receive 4 million AMD (Around $8100 USD). Another $1 million will be allocated to their coaching staff as they are also part of each athlete’s success.
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