Eduard Azaryan

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Eduard Azaryan
Personal information
Country represented Soviet Union
Born11 April 1958 (1958-04-11) (age 65)
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
ResidenceYerevan, Armenia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics
ClubSKA Yerevan
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow Team competition
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1978 Strasbourg Team competition

Eduard Azaryan (Armenian: Էդուարդ Ազարյան, born 11 April 1958) is a former Soviet Armenian artistic gymnast. He is an Olympic Champion and four-time Soviet Champion. Azaryan was awarded the Honoured Master of Sport of the USSR title in 1980. He is the son of Albert Azaryan.


Eduard started gymnastics in his early childhood under the guidance of his father, a three-time Olympic champion Albert Azaryan. In 1978, Eduard Azaryan became USSR champion in the team all-around and joined the USSR national gymnastics team. In the same year, Azaryan won a bronze medal at the World Cup in the individual all-around and a silver medal at the 1978 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in the team all-around.

Azaryan competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in every artistic gymnastic event. He won a gold medal in the team all-around.[1]


  1. ^ "1980 Summer Olympics". Archived from the original on 19 January 2013. Retrieved 6 December 2012.

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