Lukhumi Chkhvimiani Judoka

Lukhumi Chkhvimiani

Lukhumi Chkhvimiani

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:3 May 1993 (24 years)
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Georgian judoka Lukhumi Chkhvimiani is triple Georgian champion. 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.
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National Championships close the year for Georgia

26 Dec 2017 20:20

Just after the world celebrated Christmas time, judo doesn’t stop. At 27-28 December the national Championships of Georgia will take place at the Tbilisi Judo Academy. One of the powerhouses in judo with recently three victories at the IJF World Masters, will look forward to strong championships, but some of the top favourites have already finished their year. Read more

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Golden Chkhvimiani takes gold on home soil

31 Mar 2017 17:50

Top seeded athlete and home judoka Amiran Papinashvili (GEO) was expected to be in the final by the whole public of the New Sports Arena and he did not disappoint his fans as the -60kg Georgian qualified for the last fight of the category with a win over Albert Oguzov (RUS). The final produced a 100% Georgian show as the second athlete qualified was Lukhumi Chkhvimiani, also from the host country. Read more

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Georgian success and surprising gold medals at Grand Prix Tbilisi

31 Mar 2017 17:25

Two Georgian men won the Grand Prix in Tbilisi today. Lukhumi Chkhvimiani surprised Amiran Papinashvili in the final U60kg and took the gold. Chkhvimiani was highly impressive with three ippons and two wazari matches. In fact another surprise U66kg was the victory for Lasha Giunashvili of Georgia against Mongolian former world number one Tumurkhuleg Davaadorj in the final U66kg. The Georgian cheered for new heroes and only a few top athletes from Georgia participated in its own event in Tbilisi. Read more

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Kazakhstan's Rustam Ibrayev inks Grand Slam gold

8 May 2015 17:50

Dusseldorf Grand Prix bronze medallist Rustam IBRAYEV (KAZ) defeated Qingdao Grand Prix winner Vincent LIMARE (FRA) to seal his first Grand Slam gold medal. IBRAYEV, who appeared on his first Grand Slam podium in Tokyo last year as a bronze medallist, was facing a hungry LIMARE, 22, who was already guaranteed his first Grand Slam medal. Read more

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Orkhan Safarov tops the podium U60kg in Tbilisi

21 Mar 2014 18:25

World bronze medallist Orkhan Safarov AZE) notched another major milestone in his blossoming career as he won his first World Judo Tour event with a victory in the -60kg category in Tbilisi. Safarov was too strong for former Asian Championships bronze medallist Yerkebulan Kossayev (KAZ) as he swept past him by ippon with an emphatic osoto-gari. Read more

Result City Date
7Paris10 Feb
1Tbilisi2017
7Ekaterinburg2017
5Warsaw2017
1Tbilisi2017

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