REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE, CULTURE AND SPORT

Yuri Vardanyan has passed away

02 November 2018
Acting Minister Gabriel Ghazaryan sent a condolence message on the death of Yuri Vardanyan. "I learned with sorrow that the legendary heavyweight, Olympic and World Champion Yuri Vardanyan died at the age of 62 in the United States.

An athlete who has made a living has forced thousands of fans who wanted to imitate and imitate many young athletes whose athletic achievements were proud of the Armenian people. Yuri Vardanyan is the author of 43 world records, the sixth in the world, the fivefold European and the fourteenth Soviet Union. He has won more than 100 gold medals in his sporting life and is an athlete who will serve as an example for many and many athletes for many years. 

The loss of Armenian sports is great and irreversible. 

I express my condolences to the family, relatives and friends of Yuri Vardanyan and wish them courage and patience. "
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