The Federation of Sports Journalists of Armenia has summed up the results of a poll conducted to compile the rating of the country's top 10 athletes of 2017.
Rio Olympic champion, Greco-Roman wrestler Artur Aleksanyan was recognized the best sportsman of 2017 by the majority of votes.
The list of top ten athletes of Armenia in 2017 is as follows:
1. Artur Aleksanyan
2. Maksim Manukyan - World wrestling champion,
3. Levon Aronyan - Grandmaster, two-time World Cup winner,
4. Simon Martirosyan - silver medalist of Olympic Games in Rio in weightlifting,
5. Hovhannes Bachkov - European boxing champion,
6. Gor Minasyan - Silver medalist of Olympic Games in Rio in weightlifting
7. Tigran Kirakosyan - World and European champion in sambo
8. Sergey Mikayelyan - Skier who qualified for 2018 Winter Olympics,
9. Artur Tovmasyan - Gold medalist of 2017 Summer Universiade in Taiwan
10. Andranik Karapetyan - European champion in weightlifting in 2016