Armenia at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Armenia at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Armenia.svg
IOC codeARM
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Armenia
Websitewww.armnoc.am (in Armenian)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors17 in 8 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Armenia is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It will be the nation's seventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics in the post-Soviet era.

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 0 1 1
Boxing 3 0 3
Gymnastics 1 0 1
Judo 1 0 1
Shooting 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Weightlifting 1 1 2
Wrestling 6 0 6
Total 13 4 17

Athletics

Armenia received universality slots from IAAF to send two athletes (one men and one women) to the Olympics.[2]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kristina Alvertsian Women's 100 m

Boxing

Armenia entered one male boxer into the Olympic tournament. Koryun Soghomonyan scored a round-of-16 victory to secure a spot in the men's flyweight division at the 2020 European Qualification Tournament in London, United Kingdom.[3][4]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Koryun Soghomonyan Men's flyweight
Hovhannes Bachkov Men's lightweight
Arman Darchinyan Men's middleweight

Gymnastics

Artistic

Armenia entered one artistic gymnast into the Olympic competition. Set to compete in his third Games, Artur Davtyan booked a spot in the men's individual all-around and apparatus events, by finishing ninth out of the twelve gymnasts eligible for qualification at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[5][6]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Artur Davtyan All-around

Judo

Armenia entered one male judoka into the Olympic tournament based on the International Judo Federation Olympics Individual Ranking.[7]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ferdinand Karapetian Men's −73 kg bye

Shooting

Armenia entered one shooter at the games, after getting the allocation quotas.[8]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Elmira Karapetyan Women's 10 m air pistol

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualify for the next round; q = Qualify for the bronze medal (shotgun)

Swimming

Armenia entered two universality swimmers.

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Artur Barseghyan Men's 50 m freestyle
Men's 100 m freestyle
Varsenik Manucharyan Women's 100 m freestyle

Weightlifting

Armenian weightlifters qualified for two quota places at the games, based on the Tokyo 2020 Rankings Qualification List of 11 June 2021.[9]

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Simon Martirosyan –109 kg
Women
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Izabella Yaylyan –59 kg

Wrestling

Armenia qualified six wrestlers for each of the following classes into the Olympic competition. Two of them finished among the top six to book Olympic spots in the men's Greco-Roman wrestling (77 and 97 kg) at the 2019 World Championships, while two additional licenses were awarded to the Armenian wrestlers, who progressed to the top two finals of the men's freestyle 57 and 65 kg, respectively, at the 2021 European Olympic Qualification Tournament in Budapest, Hungary.[10][11] Two Armenian wrestlers claimed one of the remaining slots each in the men's Greco-Roman 60 and 67 kg, respectively, to complete the nation's roster at the 2021 World Qualification Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.[12]

Key:

  • VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
  • VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
  • PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
  • PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
  • ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
  • SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Arsen Harutyunyan −57 kg
Vazgen Tevanyan −65 kg
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Armen Melikyan −60 kg
Karen Aslanyan −67 kg
Karapet Chalyan −77 kg
Artur Aleksanyan −97 kg

See also

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ Lewis, Ron (17 March 2020). "Boxing Olympic Qualification – London: Day 3 Live Blog as It Happened". Olympic Channel. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Fourth Armenian qualifies for Tokyo Olympics". PanARMENIAN.Net. 17 March 2020. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Armenian gymnast Artur Davtyan qualified for Tokyo 2020". Panorama.am. 7 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2019: Day 4 - as it happened". Olympic Channel. 7 October 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  7. ^ International Judo Federation Olympics Ranking
  8. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  9. ^ Tokyo 2020 Qualification (Weightlifting)
  10. ^ Marantz, Ken (15 September 2019). "Olympic Champ Borrero Survives 'Bracket of Death' to Make 67kg Semis, Secure Tokyo 2020 Spot". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  11. ^ Olanowski, Eric (18 March 2021). "Armenia Earns Olympic Berths Through Rising Stars Tevanyan and Harutyunyan". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
  12. ^ Marantz, Ken (8 May 2021). "Datunashvili Denies Rio champ Chakvetadze Ticket to Tokyo; Armenia Grabs 2 Greco spots". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 8 May 2021.


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