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Vahram Papazyan

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameVahram Hepet S.•Papazyan
Used nameVahram•Papazyan
Original nameՎահրամ•Փափազյան
Born12 September 1892 in Üsküdar (TUR)
Died7 March 1986 in Emerson, New Jersey (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 71 kg
AffiliationsRobert College, İstanbul (TUR)
NOC Turkey
Nationality Armenia

Biography

Vahram Papazyan attended the American Robert College in Istanbul, where he helped establish the Armenian General Athletic Association. He later moved to the United States, settling first in Rhode Island, and where he worked with Eddy & Company in Providence, for more than 35 years before retiring.

Personal Bests: 800 – unknown; 1500 – unknown.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics TUR ARM Vahram Papazyan
100 metres, Men (Intercalated) DNS
800 metres, Men (Intercalated) AC h4 r1/2
1,500 metres, Men (Intercalated) AC h1 r1/2
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics TUR ARM Vahram Papazyan
800 metres, Men (Olympic) AC h6 r1/3
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) AC h7 r1/2
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS

Special Notes

Errata

SSDI and his obituary have a birth year of 1893, but this seems unlikely considering contemporary pictures of the athlete.