Giorgi Papunashvili Judoka

Giorgi Papunashvili

Giorgi Papunashvili

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:3 August 1991 (28 years)
  • Popularity
Giorgi Papunashvili of Georgia won the European Open in Sofia in 2016 U81kg. In 2015 he won bronze in Sofia. Papunashvili won four national medals 2012-2015. In 2012 Papunashvili won bronze at the European Cup in Istanbul. He took a silver medal at the Grand Prix Tbilisi in 2018. He won silver at the European Cup in Saarbrücken in 2018. He took a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi and Antalya in 2019. He clinched a bronze medal at the gold Grand Prix in Hohhot in 2019
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Spaniard Sherazadishvili expected to follow up the world title

21 Jun 2019 13:45

The Russians have sent a remarkable team to the European Games. Of course, they have a wealth of choice and the focus is in Tokyo. Still in the category we will miss last year’s champion Mikhail Igolnikov. Former World Champion Nemanja Majdov will fight in Minsk after doing a few exams last week. Read more

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Kenta Nagasawa clinches second Grand Prix title

26 May 2019 13:35

World bronze medallist Kenta Nagasawa Kenta of Japan defeated Serbian former world champion Nemanja Majdov to strike U90kg gold in Hohhot. Japan’s number two in the category had the measure of Serbia’s standout with a uchi-mata on the edge of the contest area providing a waza-ari score which settled the final after four minutes. Read more

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Finally gold and Turkish victory for Mikail Ozerler

7 Apr 2019 17:10

Former world silver medallist Mikail Ozerler of Turkey clinched Turkey’s first gold medal at their home Grand Prix in Antalya as he drove past Tbilisi Grand Prix silver medallist Giorgi Papunashvili (GEO) in golden score. World number 47 Ozerler, who was previously known as Mihael Zgank before switching from Slovenia to Turkey last year, won his first medal for his new employers with a devastating harai-goshi for ippon to kickstart his belated qualification bid for Tokyo 2020. Read more

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Ivan Silva Morales completes Grand Prix treble

31 Mar 2019 16:10

Cuban World silver medallist Ivan Felipe Silva Morales clinched his third Grand Prix gold medal as he bested 2018 Tbilisi Grand Prix silver medallist Giorgi Papunashvili (GEO) in the -90kg final. The unfortunate Papunashvili finished second for the second year in a row as he noticeably tired in golden score while Silva Morales still looked fresh and pushed the pace. Read more

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European Cup in Saarbrücken useful test for top athletes

15 Jul 2018 16:30

Russia have won four gold medals at the European Cup in Saarbrücken. France, Germany and Azerbaijan all won two gold medals. The tournament is followed by a training camp where many international athletes will attend. Read more

Result City Date
1Odivelas2019
3Hohhot2019
2Antalya2019
2Tbilisi2019
7Marrakech2019

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