Avtandili Tchrikishvili Judoka

Avtandili Tchrikishvili

Avtandili Tchrikishvili

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:18 March 1991 (25 years)
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Avtandili Tchrikishvili is triple European Champion and European Games winner. Avtandil won the World title in 2014 and many European and World titles with Georgia. He won the Paris Grand Slam in 2014 and 2016. Avto followed his uncle as judoka and learned his skills in Georgian wrestling Chidaoba. He is flag bearer for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
20160809_IJF_JW_Khasan Khalmurzaev

Khasan Khalmurzaev snatches the gold with second Russian miracle

9 Aug 2016 23:05

It looks like a dejavu and perhaps it is, because Russia won its second gold medal this tournament. Khasan Khalmurzaev didn’t have to fight Tchrikishvili or Nagase, but did have a tough list of rivals to overcome, but took the gold medal when he needed it. The European Champion, coached by Dmitry Morozov of the team led by architect Ezio stunted to its second world miracle this week. Read more

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Surprises in final phase Judo men U81kg

9 Aug 2016 18:45

A surprising tournament for the men’s U81kg category, as expected as the competition is awesome with so many judo stars around. Still most of the usual suspects came up in the quarter finals. We lost some casualties in the prerounds such as Moustopoulos, Bottieau, Lee, De Wit, Pietri and Otgonbaatar and Penalber. Nonetheless Tchrikishvili and Nagase were still lined up for their road to the final with Khalmurzaev surviving keen in the slipstream. Read more

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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview men U81kg

8 Aug 2016 23:55

For many people Avtandili Tchrikishvili is the undisputed favourite for the Olympic title. However, for others, Takanori Nagase is the man to beat. If you’re from Pan America, maybe Stevens or Valois-Fortier is your pick. Athletes from all over the world can win in Rio. The U81kg category will take place on 9 August and will definitely be fantastic. It’s the category with the most participants amongst the events. Here only the top men will battle, like the World Championships in Astana, with Nagase winning over 76 other men. Read more

Majlinda Kelmendi

Proud judo flag bearers at opening in Maracana

6 Aug 2016 02:45

At the opening of the Olympic Games 19 judoka carried the flag for their nation. In the great stadium of Maracana Afghanistan kicked off with Mohammad Tawfiq Bakhshi, but also great athletes such as the debut of Kosova, represented by Majlinda Kelmendi carried the flag. Also Teddy Riner for France, Yuri Alvear for Colombia, Avtandili Tchrikishvili for Georgia and Lukas Krpalek who carried the flag for Czech Republic and many more. Read more

20160422_Kazan_EF_Esther Stam

Georgia pick Shavdatuashvili over Tatalashvili in Olympic team

4 Jun 2016 09:45

The Georgian National Olympic Committee announced the judo team for the Olympic Games. The only hard decision that needed to be taken was the category U73kg where Lasha Shavdatuashvili was selected for Rio, not Nugzari Tatalashvili. Read more

Result City Date
3Grozny2016
1Tbilisi2016
5Rio de Janeiro2016
1Kazan2016
2Kazan2016

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