Nikol Pashinyan extends condolences on Yuri Vardanyan’s passing
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan sent a condolence message on the demise of Armenian weightlifter Yuri Vardanyan
The message reads, in part: “I was deeply grieved to learn about the demise of Armenian weightlifter Yuri Vardanyan. Yuri Vardanyan won the most titles among the Armenian athletes of all time. He was the greatest Armenian weightlifter of all time. The glory of Armenian sport and its international reputation cannot be imagined without him.
Yuri Vardanyan’s sporting feats gave us many unforgettable moments of excitement and pride; they are still inspiring youngsters to follow his example.
I express my condolences to Yuri Vardanyan’s family, close relatives, colleagues and thousands of his fans.”