23-year-old Yerevan ballet dancer succumbs to injuries after Nov. 6 car crash

Armenpress 11:33, 20 November, 2018

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 20, ARMENPRESS. Vahagn Margaryan, the 23 year-old ballet dancer of the Alexander Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet Academic Theater who was hospitalized after suffering serious injuries in a November 6 car crash, has died, the Heratsi Hospital Complex of Yerevan told ARMENPRESS.

He was traveling in a cab with his brother, sister-in-law and his two year old nephew on the Yerevan-Ashtarak highway when the crash took place.

Other details weren’t immediately clear.

Margaryan was a ballet dancer at the Yerevan Alexander Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet Academic Theater since 2013.

In June 2018 he won the second grand prix at the V International Baltic Ballet Competition in Riga, Latvia.

Back in 2015, the won the second prize at the Makhmud Esambayev VII International Dance Festival in Chechnya, Russia.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan


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