Albert Azaryan

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Birthday
11, 1929
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1929 (age 89)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Soviet Armenian artistic gymnast who competed on the still rings at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics, winning gold in both.

Before Fame

He worked as an ironsmith at the age of 14 to support his family.

Trivia

He trained with Armenian gymnasts at the age of 17.

Family Life

His son, Eduard Azaryan, also became a gymnast and a 1980 Olympian.

Associated With

He and Olga Korbut were both gymnasts from Soviet Russia.