Athletes Famous Athletes from Armenia

Reference
10.1k views 284 items

List of famous athletes from Armenia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Armenia has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Armenian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Armenia and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Armenia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list below has everything from Andranik Eskandarian to Hovhannes Goharyan.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Armenian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Armenia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Armenia in order to get more information about each one.

1
Andre Agassi Andre Kirk Agassi is an American retired professional tennis player and former World No. 1, who was one of the game's most dominant players from the early 1990s to the mid-2000s. Generally ...more

2
Anna Chicherova Anna Vladimirovna Chicherova is a Russian high jumper of Armenian origin. She was the gold medalist at the 2012 London Olympics and the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and won a bronze ...more

3
David Nalbandian David Pablo Nalbandian is a retired Argentine professional tennis player and former World No. 3. He was runner-up at the 2002 Wimbledon Championships and the winner of the Tennis Masters Cup in ...more

4
Vic Darchinyan Vakhtang "Vic" Darchinyan is an Armenian professional boxer. He is a three-division world champion, having won eight titles in three different weight classes. He is a former IBF ...more

5
Susianna Kentikian Susianna "Susi" Levonovna Kentikian is an German-Armenian professional boxer now residing in Germany. She was born in Yerevan, Armenian SSR, but she left the country with her family at ...more

6
Andrey Akopyants FC Spartak Nizhny Novgorod Andrey Akopyants is an Uzbekistani football midfielder of Armenian descent. He last played for Neftchi Farg'ona.

7
Albert Sarkisyan FC Atyrau Albert Sarkisyan is a retired Armenian football midfielder. Albert was a member of the Armenia national team, participated in 33 international matches and scored 3 goals since his debut in away ...more

8
Vahan Gevorgyan ŁKS Łódź Vahan Gevorgyan is an Armenian-born Polish footballer who plays for ?.

9
Ani-Matilda Serebrakian Ani-Matilda Serebrakian is an alpine skier from Armenia. She competed for Armenia at the 2010 Winter Olympics. She competed in two events. She was disqualified in one and did not complete the

10
Ara Hakobyan FC MIKA Ara Hakobyan is an Armenian football player who played striker for the Armenia national team and participated in 42 international matches and scored 7 goals since his debut in a home friendly ...more

11
Kristine Khachatryan Kristine Khachatryan is a Cross Country Skier.

12
Andranik Eskandarian Andranik Eskandarian is an Iranian-Armenian footballer. He played as a defender for the F.C. Ararat Tehran, Taj SC and New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League. He won the Iranian ...more

This Photo Showing A Turkish Man Taunting Starving Armenians Is A Fraud

13
Anastasia Grebenkina Anastasia Yuryevna Grebenkina is a former competitive ice dancer. She is best known for her partnership with Vazgen Azrojan with whom she represented Armenia at the 2006 Winter Olympics and won ...more

14
Igor Ter-Ovanesyan Igor Aramovich Ter-Ovanesyan is a retired Soviet athlete and coach in long jumping. He is a five-time Olympian and two-time Olympic medalist in the long jump. Ter-Ovanesyan was awarded the ...more

15
Armen Nazaryan Armen Nazaryan is an Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler who later represented Bulgaria. Nazaryan is a six-time European Champion, a three-time World Champion and a two-time Olympic Champion. He was ...more

16
Alecko Eskandarian Chivas USA Alecko Eskandarian is an American former soccer player of Armenian-Iranian descent. He is the assistant coach for New York Cosmos and head coach for their reserve team, New York Cosmos B.

17
Henrikh Mkhitaryan FC Shakhtar Donetsk Henrikh Mkhitaryan is an Armenian footballer who plays as a midfielder for German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Armenia national football team. Mkhitaryan is Armenia's all-time top ...more

The Funniest Professional Athletes

18
Nikita Simonyan Nikita Pavlovich Simonyan is a former Soviet football striker and coach of Armenian descent. He is the current Soviet and Russian football functionary First Vice-President of the Russian ...more

19
Biurakn Hakhverdian Biurakn Hakhverdian is a Dutch water polo player who represents the Dutch national team in international competitions. She is of Iranian Armenian descent. Hakhverdian was born in Leiden, where ...more

20
Yura Movsisyan Real Salt Lake Yura Movsisyan is an Armenian football player who currently plays forward for the Armenian national team and for Spartak Moscow in the Russian Premier League.

21
Arkady Andreasyan FC Ararat Yerevan Arkady Andreasyan is a Soviet former football player of Armenian origin. He is vice-president and manager of Ararat at present. He played for Ararat Yerevan in 1973 when Ararat won the Soviet ...more

22
Edgar Manucharyan HFC Haarlem Edgar Manucharyan is an Armenian football player who currently plays forward for the Armenian national team and for Russian Premier League club Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast. He has notably played for ...more

The Greatest Second Basemen of All Time

23
Adam Basil Adam Basil is a former Australian track and field athlete, specialising in 100m and 4x100 m relay. Basil joined the Australian Institute of Sport in 2000. He represented Australia at the 1999 ...more

24
Khoren Oganesian Khoren Oganesian, also known as Khoren Hovhannisyan, is a former Armenian and Soviet football player who played midfielder and current manager and coach. He was awarded the Master of Sport of ...more

25
Norair Aslanyan FC Zwolle Norair Aslanyan is an Armenian international footballer who plays as a winger for Dutch club Almere City, on loan from Willem II. He formerly played for FC Groningen, SC Veendam, SC Cambuur, FC ...more

26
Karlen Mkrtchyan Armenia national football team Karlen Mkrtchyan is an Armenian football player who currently plays midfielder for Tobol and the Armenian national team.

27
Sergey Mikayelyan Sergey Mikayelyan is a Cross Country Skier.

37 Celebrities Who Played High School Basketball

28
Roman Berezovsky Armenia national football team Roman Berezovsky is an Armenian football player who currently plays goalkeeper for the Armenian national team and for Russian Premier League club Dynamo Moscow. Berezovsky is the current captain ...more

29
Andranik Teymourian Fulham F.C. Andranik Timotian-Samarani, commonly known as Andranik "Ando" Teymourian is an Iranian footballer who currently plays for Tractor Sazi in the Iran Pro League and Iran national team. He ...more

30
Arthur Abraham Arthur Abraham is an Armenian-German professional boxer residing in Berlin. Abraham is the former IBF Middleweight Champion from 2005 to 2009, making ten successful defences of his title, the ...more

31
Sargis Hovsepyan FC Pyunik Sargis Hovsepyan is a retired Armenian football player who played defender for the Armenian national team and who last played for Armenian Premier League club Pyunik Yerevan. Hovsepyan was also ...more

32
Gevorg Kasparov FC MIKA Gevorg Kasparov is an Armenian football player who currently plays goalkeeper for FC Mika and also the Armenian national team.

The Best Novels About the Civil War

33
Grigor Meliksetyan FC Pyunik Grigor Meliksetyan is an Armenian football player.

34
Can Arat Fenerbahçe SK Can Arat is a Turkish footballer. He currently plays as a center back for Antalyaspor in the Süper Lig.

35
Robert Arzumanyan Armenia national football team Robert Arzumanyan is an Armenian football player who currently plays central defender for the Armenian national team and for Russian Premier League club FC Amkar Perm.

36
Levon Hayrapetyan Armenia national football team Levon Hayrapetyan, also known as Levon Hairapetian, is an Armenian football player who currently plays defender for the Armenian national team and for Synot liga club 1. FK Příbram. He is ...more

37
Hrayr Mkoyan Armenia national football team Hrayr Mkoyan is an Armenian football player who currently plays defender for the Armenian national team and for Iran Pro League club Esteghlal.

The Conspiracy Theories You Believe Are True

38
Valeri Aleksanyan Sanat Naft FC Valeri Aleksanyan is an Armenian football player who currently plays defender for the Armenian national team.

39
Arthur Yedigaryan FC Pyunik Artur Yedigaryan is an Armenian football player who currently plays midfielder for Dinamo Minsk and the Armenian national team.

40
Apoula Edel Paris Saint-Germain FC Apoula Edima Edel Bete is a Cameroonian born-Armenian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Atlético de Kolkata in the Indian Super League.

41
Gevorg Ghazaryan FC Pyunik Gevorg Ghazaryan is an Armenian football player who plays as an attacking midfielder but can play up front as well. He currently plays for the Armenian national team and currently plays for ...more

42
Suren Sargsyan FC Kilikia Yerevan

America's Most Attractive Female Athletes

43
Youri Djorkaeff Youri Raffi Djorkaeff is a former French international footballer who played as a forward or as an attacking midfielder. With the French national team, Djorkaeff won the 1998 FIFA World Cup and ...more

44
Maria Krasiltseva Maria Krasiltseva is a former pair skater who competed with Alexander Chestnikh and Artem Znachkov for Armenia. With Chestnikh, she placed 19th at the 1998 Winter Olympics. With Znachkov, she ...more

45
Robert Zebelyan FC Khimki Robert Zebelyan is an Armenian football striker. Zebelyan was born in Sochi, Soviet Union, and raised in Russia. He currently plays for Tobol Kostanay in the Kazakhstan Premier League. Robert ...more

46
Armen Ambartsumyan Enosis Neon Paralimni FC Armen Ambartsumyan is a former Bulgarian-Armenian football goalkeeper. He was a member of the Armenia national team, and has participated in 8 international matches since his debut in away ...more

47
Julia Lebedeva Julia Lebedeva is a former competitive figure skater who represented Russia and Armenia. Lebedeva competed for Russia until 1999, when she switched to competing for Armenia. For Armenia, she ...more

48
Hovhannes Goharyan FC Lokomotiv Moscow Hovhannes Goharyan is an Armenian footballer. He currently plays for Armenian Premier League club Ulisses Yerevan. Goharyan made his debut for Armenia against Moldova on 12 August 2009, and ...more

49
Aghvan Mkrtchyan FC Gomel Aghvan Varazdati Mkrtchyan is an Armenian football defender, who currently plays for Armenian Premier League club Mika Yerevan. He was also a member of the Armenia national team, participated in ...more

50
Artur Maloyan FC Dynamo Bryansk Artur Mikhaylovich Maloyan is a professional Russian footballer of Armenian ethnic origin who plays for FC Arsenal Tula on loan from FC Shinnik Yaroslavl.