Avtandili Tchrikishvili Judoka

Avtandili Tchrikishvili

Avtandili Tchrikishvili

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:18 March 1991 (28 years)
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Avtandili Tchrikishvili is triple European Champion and European Games winner. Avtandili won the World title in 2014 and many European and World titles with Georgia. He won the Paris Grand Slam in 2014 and 2016. Avto followed his uncle as judoka and learned his skills in Georgian wrestling Chidaoba. He is flag bearer for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. He came back in 2018 at the Grand Prix Zagreb with gold U90kg. He clinched a bronze medal at the Grand Prix in Antalya and Abu Dhabi GS.
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Spain’s Nikoloz Sherazadishvili wins back-to-back Grand Slams

26 Oct 2019 17:10

Former world champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili (ESP) defeated Gwak Donghan (KOR) to win his second Grand Slam this month. Olympic bronze medallist Gwak, who won their only previous meeting on home soil in Jeju in 2015, was appearing in his second Grand Slam final of the season having won gold in Paris in February. 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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Ultimate qualification battle: Gviniashvili vs Tchrikishvili

31 Aug 2018 22:50

It has been a difficult year for Georgian judo so far in 2018, however in the category U90kg the federation now have a luxury problem. For the World Championships two athletes will be sent to Baku. Given the bronze medal at the World Championships Ushangi Margiani secured his spot in the team. Ushangi confirmed his form with bronze in Tokyo and silver at the Grand Prix in Budapest. Read more

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Avtandili Tchrikishvili finally makes his golden return U90kg

29 Jul 2018 21:30

Former U81kg world champion Avtandili Tchrikishvili of Georgia finally made his presence felt in the U90kg category as he won all six of his contests to win his first medal since 2016. Tchrikishvili faced former world champion Asley Gonzalez (CUB) in the U90kg final and the classy Cuban, who himself has been fighting within himself on the IJF World Judo Tour in recent years. Read more

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Georgian team demand resignation of president Kevkhishvili

4 May 2018 14:45

The European Championships in Tel Aviv had a devastating result for the Georgian team with no medal at all, two fifth places and one seventh place. It was the first time ever since the history of the young country that Georgia didn’t win any medal in 25 years. Read more

Result City Date
1Tbilisi2019
3Abu Dhabi2019
3Antalya2019
3Tbilisi2018
7The Hague2018

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