Eduard Azaryan

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Eduard Azaryan
Eduard Azaryan 2012 Armenia stamp.jpg
Personal information
Country represented Soviet Union
Born11 April 1958 (1958-04-11) (age 62)
Yerevan, Armenia
ResidenceYerevan, Armenia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics
ClubSKA Yerevan

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.

Biography[edit]

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]

References[edit]

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

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