Albert Azaryan to carry the Armenian flag in London
Yerevan, July 11, Armenpress: During the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games the legendary gymnast, Olympic Games, European and USSR champion Albert Azaryan is to be the flagman of Armenia’s delegation.
The vice president of Armenia’s National Olympic Committee, the first vice president of Boxing Federation Derenik Gabrielyan briefed Armenpress.The opening ceremony of the Olympiad is scheduled to be held on July 27 at London’s Olympic stadium.
In the poll of sport journalists Albert Azaryan is the best Armenian athlete of the 20th century. He is the head of the Federation of Gymnastics and Acrobatics of Armenia, as well as the honorable president of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Armenia.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, also known informally as London 2012 (for example on the official logo), are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012.