On May 13 the first day of the competition of the archery tournament “Western Armenia Cup-2023” took place in Yerevan. The President of Western Armenia Armenag Abrahamyan gave the opening speech.  

In his speech, the President thanked the Prime Minister of Armenia Seda Melikyan and the head of the organizing committee of the tournament, the Honorary Consul of Western Armenia in Los Angeles Arman Grigoryan and the President of the Archery Federation of Eastern Armenia Nazik Amiryan for organizing this tournament. 

This beautiful event highlighted the role and importance of sport and art in the lives of the citizens of Western Armenia, calling archery not only a sport, but also a culture. Drawing a parallel between archery and determination, the President of Western Armenia encouraged the athletes to show more active and constructive participation in the development of archery  and in the achievement of patriotic goals. At the end of the speech, the President wished the young athletes success.

The competition was opened by the congratulatory speech of the President of the Archery Federation of Eastern Armenia Nazik Amiryan.

It should be noted that the athletes participating in the tournament behaved with high training and professionalism.

At the end of the tournament the winners received medals and cash prizes, and the best athletes also received the Cup of Western Armenia.

The President of Western Armenia, members of the government, deputies of the National Assembly and many guests were present at the tournament. During the break refreshments were served to the guests.