Armenia at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Armenia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Armenia
IOC code  ARM
NOC National Olympic Committee of Armenia
Website www.armnoc.am (Armenian)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 25[1] in 7 sports
Flag bearer Albert Azaryan[2] (opening)
Harutyun Yenokyan (closing)
Medals
Rank: 78
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
6
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Soviet Union (1952–1988)
Unified Team (1992)

Armenia competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. A team of 25 athletes, consisting of 9 wrestlers, 6 weightlifters, 4 boxers, 2 athletes, 2 judokas, 1 sport shooter and 1 swimmer was selected. With a total of six bronze medals, Armenia won more medals than in all previous Olympic Games combined.[3]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Amoyan, RomanRoman Amoyan Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 55 kg
 Bronze Martirosyan, Tigran GevorgTigran Gevorg Martirosyan Weightlifting Men's 69 kg
 Bronze Davtyan, GevorgGevorg Davtyan Weightlifting Men's 77 kg
 Bronze Patrikeyev, YuryYury Patrikeyev Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 120 kg
 Bronze Martirosyan, Tigran VardanTigran Vardan Martirosyan Weightlifting Men's 85 kg
 Bronze Javakhyan, HrachikHrachik Javakhyan Boxing Lightweight

Athletics[edit]

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
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Melik Janoyan Javelin throw 64.47 37 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ani Khachikyan 100 m 12.76 6 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Armenia had four boxers qualify for the Olympics. Javakhyan and Hambardzumyan qualified in their weight classes at the World Boxing Championships.[4] Hakobyan qualified in the middleweight at the first European qualifying tournament.[5]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hovhannes Danielyan Light flyweight  Essomba (CMR)
W 9–3
 Zhakypov (KAZ)
L 7–13
Did not advance
Hrachik Javakhyan Lightweight BYE  Lawal (NGR)
W 12–0
 Baik J-S (KOR)
W WO
 Tishchenko (RUS)
L 5–10
Did not advance 3rd
Eduard Hambardzumyan Light welterweight  Díaz (DOM)
L 4–11
Did not advance
Andranik Hakobyan Middleweight  Saraku (GHA)
W 14–8
 Rasulov (UZB)
L 3–7
Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hovhannes Davtyan Men's −60 kg BYE  Piker (CUB)
W 0100–0010
 Kim K-J (PRK)
L 0000–0022
Did not advance
Armen Nazaryan Men's −66 kg BYE  El Hady (EGY)
L 0000–0001
Did not advance

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Norayr Bakhtamyan 10 m air pistol 580 12 Did not advance
50 m pistol 555 15 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mikael Koloyan 100 m freestyle 51.89 56 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Tigran Gevorg Martirosyan −69 kg 153 3 185 3 338 3rd
Gevorg Davtyan −77 kg 165 2 195 5 360 3rd
Ara Khachatryan 162 4 191 10 353 7
Edgar Gevorgyan −85 kg 176 5 196 DNF 176 DNF
Tigran Vardan Martirosyan 177 4 203 3 380 3rd
Women
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Hripsime Khurshudyan −75 kg 105 7 130 10 235 11

Wrestling[edit]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Martin Berberyan −60 kg  Azarbayjani (CAN)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 17
Suren Markosyan −66 kg  Farniev (RUS)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 18
Harutyun Yenokyan −84 kg BYE  Rhimi (TUN)
W 3–1 PP
 Mindorashvili (GEO)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance BYE  Bichinashvili (GER)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 8
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Roman Amoyan −55 kg BYE  Imanbayev (KAZ)
W 3–1 PP
 Gogitadze (GEO)
W 3–1 PP
 Bayramov (AZE)
L 1–3 PP
BYE  Hernández (CUB)
W 3–1 PP
3rd
Karen Mnatsakanyan −60 kg  Sasamoto (JPN)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 17
Arman Adikyan −66 kg  Lőrincz (HUN)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 14
Arsen Julfalakyan −74 kg  Shatskykh (UKR)
W 3–1 PP
 Bácsi (HUN)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 10
Denis Forov −84 kg  Matsumoto (JPN)
W 3–1 PP
 Vering (USA)
W 3–1 PP
 Abrahamian (SWE)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 7
Yury Patrikeyev −120 kg BYE  Sakr (EGY)
W 3–1 PP
 López (CUB)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance BYE  Artsiukhin (BLR)
W 3–1 PP
 Sjöberg (SWE)
W 3–1 PP
3rd

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