Levani Matiashvili Judoka

Levani Matiashvili

Levani Matiashvili

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:4 June 1993 (27 years)
  • Popularity
Georgian heavyweight Levani Matiashvili started his career with valuable Junior medals such as bronze at the 2013 World Championships and European gold in 2012, he won silver in 2011 and 2013. At senior level he won the Grand Prix in Tbilisi and multiple other World Cup medals such as silver at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg in 2017. He took a bronze medal at the Grand Prix Tbilisi in 2018 and gold in 2019. He took silver at the Grand Prix in Antalya and bronze in Zagreb in 2019.
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Junior world champion Gela Zaalishvili golden talent

28 Jul 2019 23:40

Georgian super talent Gela Zaalishvili sealed a remarkable comeback in Zagreb as he recorded a thrilling win over a shell-shocked Olympic silver medallist Harasawa Hisayoshi (JPN). Zaalishvili, 19, who only debuted on the IJF World Judo Tour in March, was caught with a ko-uchi-gari after 22 seconds of golden which was awarded a waza-ari before being cancelled upon a review. That scare gave the Georgian all the impetus to go for broke and he turned over 27-year-old Harasawa for ippon. Read more

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Korean teen Min-Jong Kim in dream final against legend

26 May 2019 14:55

Former Cadet World Championships winner and teenage prodigy Kim Minjong of Korea pulled out all the stops as he beat Mongolian hero Naidan Tuvshinbayar (MGL) to register his first IJF World Judo Tour victory. Mongolia had sent a big team of 25 athletes and only Mongolian legend Naidan was able to reach the final. Read more

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Father Roy Meyer takes gold in Antalya

7 Apr 2019 19:35

Dutch heavyweight Roy Meyer was the leading man for the Netherlands as he delivered the +100kg gold medal in the last contest at the 2019 Antalya Grand Prix. Tbilisi Grand Prix winner Levani Matiashvili (GEO) came close to winning his second Grand Prix in seven days but the heavyweight crown belonged to Meyer today who put in arguably the best performance of his career. However two weeks ago he won a bigger price becoming father for the second time. Read more

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Levan Matiashvili beats man-mountain Vakhaviak for gold

31 Mar 2019 17:20

Georgian heavyweight Levani Matiashvili won his home Grand Prix for the second time in his career to end the Tbilisi tournament with heavyweight gold for the hosts. World number 44 Matiashvili repeated his 2015 Tbilisi win by dispatching Tel Aviv Grand Prix bronze medallist Aliaksandr Vakhaviak (BLR) with a makikomi after four minutes of golden score to send the home crowd wild. Read more

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Guram Tushishvili rules at Grand Prix Tbilisi

1 Apr 2018 20:10

Georgian powerhouse Guram Tushishvili claimed his first Grand Prix gold medal in a breathtaking finale to the Tbilisi tournament. Read more

Result City Date
1Tbilisi2019
3Zagreb2019
3Hohhot2019
2Antalya2019
1Tbilisi2019

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