OLYMPIC CHAMPION VLADIMIR YENGIBARYAN PASSED AWAY

12:00, 1 February, 2013

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 1, ARMENPRESS: Melbourne Olympic Games champion
Vladimir Yengibaryan died. As National Olympic Committee of Armenia
informed Armenpress, our compatriot, Melbourne Olympic Games champion,
81, triple European champion and Honored Master of Sports of the USSR
passed away on February 1, in Los Angeles.

He was born on April 24, 1932 in Yerevan, Armenia. He founded the
first in the USSR boxing Children and Youth Sport School in Yerevan
in 1959. He chaired the school till 1995 the year he moved to the
United States.Former welterweight boxer has been awarded to highest
awards by the President of the Republic of Armenai Serzh Sargsyan
and NKR President Bako SAhakyan in 2009.

National Olympic Committee of Armenia is scheduled to serve a burial
ceremony in St. Sargis Church. The funeral is will be hosted in the
United States.