Lukhumi Chkhvimiani Judoka

Lukhumi Chkhvimiani

Lukhumi Chkhvimiani

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:3 May 1993 (27 years)
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Georgian judoka Lukhumi Chkhvimiani became World Champion in 2019 in Tokyo against Lutfillaev, as fourth Georgian ever. In 2019 he also captured European Games gold in Minsk. He won the Grand Prix of Tbilis in 2017. He captured four Grand Prix medals. As a cadet he won bronze at the European U17 Championships and EYOF in 2009. He took a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2018 and 2019 and gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2018 and 2019.
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Lukhumi Chkhvimiani surprises the field with world gold U60kg

25 Aug 2019 15:55

A sensational victory for Georgia’s Lukhumi Chkhvimiani today in the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo where Chkhvimiani was crowned the new world champion, the first ever lightweight world champion for Georgia. Chkhvimiani defeated world number seven Sharafuddin Lutfillaev of Uzbekistan for the first time in four contests, his most important contest ever. Read more

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New world champion in the make at U60kg worlds

25 Aug 2019 09:35

We are going to get a new World Champion U60kg! Naohisa Takato lost his battle with Uzbek Sharafuddin Lutfillaev who reached the semi final against Gusman Kyrgyzbaev of Kazakhstan. The tournament so far has been spectacular with Yang Yung Wei as the sensation who gave the event taste with a win over world championships runner-up Robert Mshvidobadze (RUS) in his first contest. Read more

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Tokyo Preview men U60kg: Naohisa Takato poised to win fourth world title

25 Aug 2019 00:15

Without a doubt Naohisa Takato will be the one to watch at the first day of the World Championships in his category U60kg. Takato captured three World titles since 2013 and is still the most skilled athlete in this men's lightweight category. Read more

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Lukhumi Chkhvimiani snatches gold U60kg taking revenge on Garrigos

22 Jun 2019 20:10

Georgia have a new European Judo Champion after Lukhumi Chkhvimiani defeated Spaniard Francisco Garrigos in the men's judo U60kg final at Chizhovka Arena. In the ranking of the first eight athletes four athletes with Georgian names, the original Georgians took two medals, gold and there was bronze for Amiran Papinashvili who bested Dutchman Tornike Tsjkadoea. Read more

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Preview men lightweights U60kg European Games Minsk

19 Jun 2019 09:15

The European Games is the top event once every four years in this continent which obviously continues the annual European Championships. The category U60kg has a few new guys in the pack that might make this category exciting without the interference of Asian or Pan American top athletes. Europe (Russia) won the Olympic titles of 2012 and 2016. Read more

Result City Date
1Tokyo2019
1Minsk2019
1Tbilisi2019
5Ekaterinburg2019
3Düsseldorf2019

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