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Double bronze of the Georgian national team at the World Judo Championship
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Double bronze of the Georgian national team at the World Judo Championship

For Liparteliani, who is the leader of the world ranking in his weight category, the current medal is already the sixth at the world championships.TBILISI, 11 Jun - Sputnik. The judokas of the Georgian national team won two bronze medals on the sixth day of the World Championships in Budapest (Hungary). Varlam Liparteliani and Ilya Sulamanidze, competing in the weight category up to 100 kg, climbed to the third step of the podium. In the duel for the bronze, Liparteliani defeated Mikael Correl from the Netherlands, and Sulamanidze defeated Shady Elnahas from Canada. For Liparteliani, who is the leader in the world ranking in his weight category, the current medal is already the sixth at the world championships. Unfortunately for the fans of the Georgian judoka, there is no gold medal amo...
Georgian judoka was disqualified at the world championship
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Georgian judoka was disqualified at the world championship

During the throw, Gviniashvili used a prohibited technique, the punishment for which is disqualificationTBILISI, June 10 - Sputnik. The judokas of the Georgian national team were left without medals on the fifth competitive day of the World Championships, held in Budapest (Hungary). Beka Gviniashvili (-90 kg) had a seed in the tournament and entered the fight from the second round. There he met with the representative of Switzerland Cyril Grossklaus and retained a landslide victory. However, it turned out that during the winning throw, Gviniashvili used a prohibited technique, the punishment for which is disqualification. Mariam Chanturia (-70 kg) did not go further than the second round, losing to Miriam Butkerate from Germany. Thus, the Georgian national team still has two medals: Lash...
Lasha Shavdatuashvili is the world champion in judo!
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Lasha Shavdatuashvili is the world champion in judo!

For the Georgian national team, this medal became the first at the current World Cup - during the first two days of the tournament, Georgian judokas could not climb the podiumTBILISI, June 8 - Sputnik. The Georgian judoka Lasha Shavdatuashvili became the world champion for the first time in his career, having won a gold medal at a tournament in Budapest (Hungary). In the final of the competition in the weight category up to 73 kg, Shavdatuashvili defeated Tommy Masias from Sweden. It is curious, but for the 29-year-old Shavdatuashvili, who is the Olympic champion of London (2012), bronze medalist of the Games in Rio de Janeiro (2016), European champion and multiple medalist of the continental championship, multiple winner and medalist of the Grand Slam tournaments and the Grand Prix is ​​t...
Georgian judoka reaches the final of the world championship
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Georgian judoka reaches the final of the world championship

The Georgian judoka has repeatedly climbed the podium of continental championships, won tournaments from the Grand Slam series and the Grand Prix, but never won medals at the World CupTBILISI, June 8 - Sputnik. Georgian judoka Lasha Shavdatuashvili (-73 kg) reached the final of the World Championship in Budapest (Hungary). In the decisive bout, the Olympic champion of London (2012) and the bronze medalist of the Games in Rio de Janeiro (2016) will face Tommy Macias from Sweden. On the way to the final, Shavdatuashvili defeated Alonso Wong (Peru), Eduardo Barbarosa (Brazil), Jonathan Elbaz (Israel), Miklos Ungvari (Hungary) and Bilal Chiloglu (Turkey). For 29-year-old Shavdatuashvili, this will be the first (!) World Championship medal in his career. The Georgian judoka has repeatedly cli...
Judo World Championships – Georgia without medals again
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Judo World Championships – Georgia without medals again

Margvelashvili, competing in the weight category up to 66 kg and occupying the third line in the ratings, lost in the first fightTBILISI, June 7 - Sputnik. The judokas of the Georgian national team were left without medals on the second competitive day of the World Championship, held in the capital of Hungary - Budapest. Vazha Margvelashvili, competing in the weight category up to 66 kg, lost in the first fight to Vadim Bunescu from Moldova. This result can be called sensational, since Margvelashvili ranks third in the world ranking (in her weight category), and Bunesku - 71. Far from the podium, Georgian girls also finished their performances. In the up to 52 kg category, Tatyana Levitska-Shukvani lost in the first fight to Gultazh Mammadalieva from Azerbaijan, and Mariam Janashvili mov...