Lukhumi Chkhvimiani Judoka

Lukhumi Chkhvimiani

Lukhumi Chkhvimiani

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:3 May 1993 (25 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. He took a bronze medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf in 2018 and gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi.
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Chkhvimiani retains over Papinashvili as it’s a clean sweep for Georgia

30 Mar 2018 19:00

Georgia finished day one of their home Grand Prix top of the medal table after a riveting day of judo at the Tbilisi Sports Palace on Friday. It’s an imposing start from the hosts but what really stands out – at a time when the evolving Olympic sport is more competitive than ever – is how they resisted the world in the U60kg category to win all four medals available. Read more

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First day of Grand Prix Tbilisi includes Georgian lightweight favourites

30 Mar 2018 05:05

Definitely the first day of the Grand Prix in Tbilisi will be attractive for the home crowd in Georgia to see their favourites in the men’s lightweight categories. U0kg Amiran Papinashvili is experienced and always among the favourites. If he can pick up the pace is the question, but the draw looks good for him. U66kg the crowd will look for Vazha Margevelashvili as eyecatcher. Read more

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Ryuju Nagayama takes pole position U60kg as World Ranking Leader

23 Feb 2018 20:40

Nagayama Ryuju of Japan took the world number one ranking from his club and national colleague Takato Naohisa (JPN) who looked on from the stands at the ISS Dome. Former Junior World Championships winner Nagayama, 21, won his third Grand Slam title by defeating Abu Dhabi Grand Slam winner Robert Mshvidobadze (RUS) in the -60kg final. Read more

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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

Result City Date
5Budapest10 Aug
1Tbilisi30 Mar
3Düsseldorf23 Feb
7Paris10 Feb
1Tbilisi2017

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