Vazha Margvelashvili Judoka

Vazha Margvelashvili

Vazha Margvelashvili

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:3 October 1993 (25 years)
  • Popularity
Vazha Margvelashvili of Georgia won bronze at the Grand Prix Düsseldorf in 2015 and 2016 U66kg. He won world bronze in 2017 in Budapest. Margvelashvili he won the ECC Golden League in Vienna in 2015. He took gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 201 and 2018. He won bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2017 and gold at the Grand Prix Düsseldorf. He took a bronze medal at the IJF Masters in 2017 and 2018. He won the Grand Prix in The Hague in 2018. He took silver at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2019
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Surprise Denis Vieru claims Moldova’s first Grand Slam crown

9 Feb 2019 18:30

Budapest Grand Prix bronze medallist Denis Vieru (MDA) won his first Grand Slam final to record his country’s first win at a Grand Slam. Vieru was tipped to play second fiddle to former world bronze medallist Vazha Margvelashvili (GEO) but the former upstaged his Georgian rival and one-time Grand Slam winner with a majestic tai-otoshi earning ippon in the U66kg final. Read more

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Magical Maruyama continues golden road to the top

15 Dec 2018 12:25

Joshiro Maruyama of Japan won the biggest accolade of his flourishing career as he brushed aside The Hague Grand Prix silver medallist Baruch Shmailov (ISR) in the U66kg final. Read more

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Red Star Champigny and Golden Gori win Europa League

9 Dec 2018 16:15

The women of Red Star Champigny have captured the Europa League on Sunday afternoon. The strong team took gold in the final against French compatriots of ESBM Blanc-Mesnil of which the men’s team also took silver on Saturday. Read more

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Preview men Grand Slam Osaka

22 Nov 2018 12:35

For the first time the IJF World Tour is welcomed in Osaka. The Japanese city hosted Asian Championships in the past and the 2003 World Championships. Obviously the expectations for the Japanese team are high this weekend and with Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy we preview the men’s tournament with the major favourites. Read more

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Four-star Vazha Margvelashvili remains unstoppable for Georgia

16 Nov 2018 23:05

Georgian Vazha Margvelashvili clinched his fourth Grand Prix title with a hard-fought win over Abu Dhabi Grand Slam bronze medallist Baruch Shmailov (ISR). The world number two defeated the world number five by a waza-ari score from a uchi-mata-sukashi as the Georgian was unbeatable in The Hague just as he was in Abu Dhabi a fortnight ago. Read more

Result City Date
2Paris9 Feb
3Guangzhou2018
1Bucharest2018
7Osaka2018
1The Hague2018

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