ArmInfo.Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling Artur Aleksanyan became UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. The athlete reported this on his official Instagram page. The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador is the honorary title of the United Nations International Emergency Fund for Children.
The goal of the program is to allow celebrities who care about UNICEF problems to use their fame to draw attention to important issues. These may include negotiations, visits to media attention in troubled areas, and the use of their political powers to protect the goals of UNICEF. Artur Aleksanyan, also known as the "White Bear", began to engage in Greco-Roman wrestling in 2000 under the guidance of his father, Honored Trainer of Armenia Gevorg Aleksanyan. He is the Olympic champion in 2016, the bronze medalist of the 2012 Olympics, three-time world champion (2014, 2015, 2017) and four-time European champion (2012, 2013, 2014, 2018).