Famous Armenian Sportspersons

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 1 
Henrikh Mkhitaryan
(Football Player)

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
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Birthdate: January 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

Armenian professional footballer, Henrikh Mkhitaryan ,currently plays for Serie A club Roma and the Armenian national team. He previously played for Pyunik, winning four Armenian Premier League titles with them. Armenia's all-time top goalscorer, he has been named Armenian Footballer of the Year ten times. He is a polyglot and speaks eight languages.

 2 
Levon Aronian
(Chess Player)

Levon Aronian
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Birthdate: October 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 3 
Tigran Petrosian
(Chess player, Writer)

Tigran Petrosian
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Birthdate: June 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: August 13, 1984
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 4 
Arman Tsarukyan
(Mixed martial artist)

Arman Tsarukyan
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Birthdate: October 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akhalkalaki, Georgia
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Shavarsh Karapetyan
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Birthdate: May 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vanadzor, Armenia

 6 

Giorgio Petrosyan
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Birthdate: December 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia
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Arthur Abraham
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Birthdate: February 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia
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 8 
Patrik Baboumian
(Strongman)

Patrik Baboumian
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Birthdate: July 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abadan, Iran

Known as the world’s strongest vegan, Iranian-born German-Armenian strongman Patrik Baboumian has won many bodybuilding titles, such as that of the Strongest Man of Germany. He is also known for his appearance in the Netflix documentary The Game Changers, which promotes plant-based diets, and has campaigned for PETA.

 9 
Karo Parisyan
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Karo Parisyan
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Birthdate: August 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 10 
Karen Darabedyan
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Karen Darabedyan
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Birthdate: December 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 11 
Marat Grigorian
(Kickboxer)

Marat Grigorian
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Birthdate: May 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Talin, Armenia

 12 

Gokor Chivichyan
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Birthdate: May 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 13 
Ryan Boatright
(Basketball player)

Ryan Boatright
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Birthdate: December 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aurora, Illinois, United States

 14 
Manvel Gamburyan
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Manvel Gamburyan
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Birthdate: May 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 15 

Vanes Martirosyan
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Birthdate: May 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abovyan, Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union

 16 

Vic Darchinyan
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Birthdate: January 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vanadzor, Armenia

 17 
Taven Bryan
(American Football Player)

Taven Bryan
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Birthdate: March 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Casper, Wyoming, United States

 18 
Georgi Karakhanyan
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Georgi Karakhanyan
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Birthdate: May 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

 19 

Artur Aleksanyan
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Birthdate: October 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia

 20 
Aras Özbiliz
(Football player - Winger)

Aras Özbiliz
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Birthdate: March 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bakırköy, İstanbul, Turkey

 21 
Apoula Edel
(Association football player)

Apoula Edel
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Birthdate: June 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaoundé

 22 
Anna Chicherova
(Olympic athlete)

Anna Chicherova
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Birthdate: July 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yerevan

Anna Chicherova is a Russian high jumper who won a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She has also won medals at World Championships, which includes a gold and silver medal. She is the third female high jumper to win medals at both the World Championships and the Olympic Games. She also holds the Russian national record (2.07 meters).

 23 
Tigran L. Petrosian
(Chess Player)

Tigran L. Petrosian
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Birthdate: September 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 24 
Simon Martirosyan
(Weightlifter)

Simon Martirosyan
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Birthdate: February 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Haykashen, Armenia

 25 
Harut Grigorian
(Kickboxer)

Harut Grigorian
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Birthdate: March 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 26 
Armen Petrosyan
(Kickboxer)

Armen Petrosyan
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Birthdate: November 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 27 
Michel Der Zakarian
(Football - Defender for Armenia)

Michel Der Zakarian
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Birthdate: February 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 28 
Amar Suloev
(Mixed martial artist)

Amar Suloev
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Birthdate: January 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tashir, Armenia
Died: June 27, 2016

 29 
Yurik Vardanyan
(Weightlifter)

Yurik Vardanyan
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Birthdate: June 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia
Died: November 1, 2018

 30 
Ara Abrahamian
(Olympic athlete)

Ara Abrahamian
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Birthdate: July 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: , Gyumri, Armenia

 31 
Steven Enoch
(Basketball player)

Steven Enoch
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Birthdate: September 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

 32 
Gagik Tsarukyan
(Businessman)

Gagik Tsarukyan
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Birthdate: November 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Arinj, Armenian SSR, USSR

 33 
Varuzhan Akobian
(Chess player)

Varuzhan Akobian
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Birthdate: November 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 34 
Tatev Abrahamyan
(Chess player)

Tatev Abrahamyan
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Birthdate: January 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 35 
Karo Murat
(Boxer)

Karo Murat
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Birthdate: September 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenian

 36 
Gago Drago
(Kickboxer)

Gago Drago
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Birthdate: March 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Verishen, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 37 
Armen Nazaryan
(Wrestler)

Armen Nazaryan
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Birthdate: March 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Masis, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 38 
Roman Mitichyan
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Roman Mitichyan
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Birthdate: September 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vanadzor, Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic

 39 
Yana Egorian
(Fencer)

Yana Egorian
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Birthdate: December 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 40 

Mihran Harutyunyan
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Birthdate: March 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vagharshapat, Armenia

 41 
Robert Emmiyan
(Athletics competitor)

Robert Emmiyan
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Birthdate: February 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 42 
Gor Minasyan
(Weightlifter)

Gor Minasyan
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Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia

 43 
Albert Azaryan
(Artistic gymnast)

Albert Azaryan
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Birthdate: February 11, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gharakilisa, Transcaucasian SFSR, Soviet Union

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Susi Kentikian
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Birthdate: September 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 45 
Luke Fischer
(Basketball player)

Luke Fischer
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Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

 46 
Noel Gevor
(Boxer)

Noel Gevor
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Birthdate: September 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

 47 
Vladimir Akopian
(Chess player)

Vladimir Akopian
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Birthdate: December 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan

 48 
Haik M. Martirosyan
(Chess Player)

Haik M. Martirosyan
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Birthdate: July 14, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Byuravan, Armenia

 49 
Sargis Sargsian
(Tennis player)

Sargis Sargsian
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Birthdate: June 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

 50 
Ashot Nadanian
(Chess player, Coach)

Ashot Nadanian
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Birthdate: September 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan