Most important sports events of 2016
Olympic medals and courageous victories
Armenian athletes won 170 medals at European and world championships, including 4 Olympic medals in 2016. The members of Armenia’s adult, junior and youth teams won 10 gold, 11 silver and 20 bronze medals at world championships, as well as 37 gold, 46 silver and 42 bronze medals at European competitions. 7 athletes with disabilities are among the medalists. Greco-Roman wrestler, Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan was recognized as the best athlete of the year.