Beka Gviniashvili Judoka

Beka Gviniashvili

Beka Gviniashvili

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:26 October 1995 (22 years)
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Georgian judoka Beka Gviniashvili is 2013 and 2015 World Junior Champion and is the most successful junior athlete ever also with the Georgian Junior team. In 2016 he switched from U90kg to U100kg with successful event and amazing victories including the Grand Slam in Baku, the guarantee for Rio. In 2017 he won the Grand Prix Düsseldorf 2017. He took bronze at the European Championships in Warsaw in 2017 U90kg.
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European U23 Championships in Podgorica opportunity for new generation

10 Nov 2017 09:35

Mattias Casse is the only World Junior Champion who appears at the European U23 Championships in Podgorica. The Belgian world champ is one of the favourites in the category U81kg and the highest seed. As usual a tough category with Anri Egutidze (POR), Fagan Guluzada (AZE), Dominik Druzeta (CRO), Jim Heijman (NED) and Nicklas Bloechl (GER) as medal contenders. Also home player Arso Milic is a well known fighter who won his first European medal in 2012 at the Cadet European Championships in Bar, also in Montenegro, the first major event in this relative young country. Read more

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Tbilisi-born Sherazadishvili beats Georgian Gviniashvili for Spanish gold

28 Oct 2017 17:50

Cancun Grand Prix winner Nikoloz Sherazadishvili (ESP) defeated former World Judo Masters winner Beka Gviniashvili (GEO) in a confident display as the 21-year-old stepped onto the highest place on a Grand Slam podium for the first time. Read more

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Strong European block U90kg against World Champion Gwak Dong-Han

1 Sep 2017 05:05

The top favourite for the U90kg world title in Budapest this year is hard to pick. There are many athletes with legitimate shots at the medal stand. A hot contender is Aleksandar Kukolj of Serbia, the reigning European champion, with his superb groundwork and confidence that he can be the first Serbian man to reach the podium. Read more

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Tough choices in Georgian selection for Worlds in Budapest

26 Jul 2017 10:05

No Tchrikishvili, no Matiashvili, no Chkhvimiani, no Tatalashvili in the selection of the Georgian mens team for the World Championships. The Georgians did choose to send two heavyweights instead of two lightweights or U81kg choices. Between Okruashvili and Matiashvili the more experienced fighter was preferred, but both failed this weekend to give a good outlook for the World Championships. Guram Tushishvili was obviously unrivalled in the selection. Read more

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Georgian men retain European team title in thriller against Russia

23 Apr 2017 17:45

Georgia is once again crowned as European team champion. In a super thriller the Georgian showed their depth in the team but also struck at the right moment with the right line-up against the Russians that surprisingly kept in line with the scores and came back each time. Read more

Result City Date
2Abu Dhabi28 Oct
1Warsaw23 Apr
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Düsseldorf26 Feb
5Paris12 Feb

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