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Armenia at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Armenia competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's fifth consecutive appearance at the Olympics in the post-Soviet era.

Armenia at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Armenia.svg
IOC code ARM
NOC National Olympic Committee of Armenia
Website www.armnoc.am (Armenian)
in London
Competitors 25 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Arman Yeremyan (opening)
Arsen Julfalakyan (closing)
Medals
Ranked 60th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 1 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

The Armenian Olympic Committee sent a total of 25 athletes to the Games, 21 men and 4 women, to compete in 9 sports. The nation's team roughly shared the same size with Beijing and Sydney, only by the number difference between men and women. Armenia also marked its Olympic debut in taekwondo, competed by Arman Yeremyan, who was also the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

Armenia left London with one silver and one bronze medals. Notable accomplishments included the nation's first ever silver medal after 16 years, won by Arsen Julfalakyan in Greco-Roman wrestling.

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MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Julfalakyan, ArsenArsen Julfalakyan Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg 5 August
  Bronze Aleksanyan, ArturArtur Aleksanyan Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 96 kg 7 August

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Melik Janoyan Javelin throw 72.64 39 Did not advance
Vardan Pahlevanyan Long jump 6.55 40 Did not advance
Arsen Sargsyan 7.62 25 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Kristine Harutyunyan Javelin throw 47.65 38 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Andranik Hakobyan Middleweight   Gausha (USA)
L RSC (12–13)
Did not advance

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Artur Davtyan All-around 13.800 13.900 13.400 14.833 14.233 13.366 82.865 36 Did not advance

JudoEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hovhannes Davtyan Men's −60 kg   Englmaier (GER)
W 1011–0002
  Mushkiyev (AZE)
W 0101–0000
  Kossayev (KAZ)
W 0100–0000
  Verde (ITA)
L 0000–0001
Did not advance   Milous (FRA)
L 0002–0010
Did not advance 7
Armen Nazaryan Men's −66 kg Bye   Ovinou (PNG)
W 0100–0000
  Zagrodnik (POL)
L 0102–0111
Did not advance

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Norayr Bakhtamyan 10 m air pistol 579 16 Did not advance
50 m pistol 557 18 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mikael Koloyan 100 m freestyle 53.82 45 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anahit Barseghyan 100 m backstroke 1:08.19 44 Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Arman Yeremyan Men's −80 kg   Michaud (CAN)
W 8–4
  Mollet (NED)
W 6–4
  Crismanich (ARG)
L 1–2
Bye   Muhammad (GBR)
L 3–9
Did not advance 5

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Arakel Mirzoyan −69 kg 148 6 177 DNF 148 DNF
Tigran Gevorg Martirosyan −77 kg Withdrew due to injury
Ara Khachatryan −85 kg 165 DNF DNF
Norayr Vardanyan –94 kg 170 9 210 8 380 11
Women
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Meline Daluzyan −69 kg 111 6 140 DNF 111 DNF
Hripsime Khurshudyan +75 kg 128 4 166 3 294 DSQ

WrestlingEdit

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mihran Jaburyan −55 kg Bye   Escobar (HON)
W 3–1 PP
  S Yumoto (JPN)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 7
David Safaryan −66 kg Bye   Omar (EGY)
W 5–0 VB
  Tanatarov (KAZ)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 8
Gadzhimurad Nurmagomedov −84 kg   Abdusalomov (TJK)
W 3–1 PP
  Lashgari (IRI)
L 0–5 EX
Did not advance 11
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hovhannes Varderesyan −66 kg   Kim H-W (KOR)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance   Mulens (CUB)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 19
Arsen Julfalakyan −74 kg Bye   Kobonov (KGZ)
W 3–0 PO
  Kikiniou (BLR)
W 3–0 PO
  Ahmadov (AZE)
W 3–0 PO
Bye   Vlasov (RUS)
L 0–3 PO
 
Artur Aleksanyan −96 kg   Timoncini (ITA)
W 3–0 PO
  Rezaei (IRI)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance Bye   Ildem (TUR)
W 3–0 PO
  Estrada (CUB)
W 3–0 PO
 
Yury Patrikeyev −120 kg   Baroyev (RUS)
W 3–1 PP
  Babajanzadeh (IRI)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 8

ReferencesEdit