|Armenia national basketball team|
|Born||3 January 1965|
Tigran Gyokchyan (in Armenian Տիգրան Գյոկչյան, in Western Armenian Տիգրան Կէօքճեան; born January 3, 1965) is an Armenian basketball coach who currently coaches the Lebanese women's national basketball team and is the head coach for Armenian basketball team BC Dvin.
In 2016 Gyokchyan as coach of Armenia national basketball team,he led them to their first ever European basketball title, helping them win the FIBA European Championship for Small Countries, defeating the hosts Andorra national basketball team in the final 79–71.
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