Lasha Shavdatuashvili Judoka

Lasha Shavdatuashvili

Lasha Shavdatuashvili

  • Country:Georgia
  • Born:31 January 1992 (27 years)
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Lasha Shavdatuashvili won the Olympic title U66kg in 2012 and took bronze U73kg in Rio in 2016. The Georgian judoka won European bronze in 2012 and the European title in 2013 U66kg. Switched to U73 and won medals in Düsseldorf and Tbilisi and won the Grand Prix Almaty. In 2017 he won silver at the Grand Prix Düsseldorf 2017. He took a silver medal at the IJF Masters in 2017 and bronze in 2018. Lasha took gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi. He took bronze at the Grand Prix in The Hague in 2018.
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Tokyo Preview men U73kg: Shohei Ono is the most feared

27 Aug 2019 01:20

Some of the most exciting divisions at the World Championships in Tokyo is the category U73kg. Most fans will look forward to the performances of Olympic Champion Shohei Ono. He is opposed in Poule C against 2012 Olympic Champion U66kg) Lasha Shavdatuashvili. Read more

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European battle for U73kg European title

20 Jun 2019 10:00

The category that is dominated by the Japanese and Korean fighters Ono, Hashimoto, and An Chang-Rim, is actually quite a European class. With top athletes such as Rustam Orujov, Hidayet Heydarov from Azerbaijan, Lasha Shavdatuashvili (GEO), Tommy Macias (SWE), Akil Gjakova (KOS), Tohar Butbul (ISR) this class is highly interesting who will take the honours. Read more

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Russia’s Denis Iartcev grabs valuable gold

9 Mar 2019 19:35

Russia judoka Denis Iartcev topped a Grand Prix medal podium for the second time in his career by defeating London 2012 Olympic champion and Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Lasha Shavdatuashvili (GEO) in the -73kg final. Four-time Grand Prix winner Shavdatuashvili struggled to deal with the tricky Russian who threw his Georgian rival with a beautiful sasae-tsurikomi-ashi for a waza-ari score. Read more

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Shohei Ono defeated Masashi Ebinuma in dream final

23 Feb 2019 20:15

Olympic champion Ono Shohei won his fourth Grand Slam gold medal at the expense of his teammate, double Olympic bronze medallist and three-time world champion Ebinuma Masashi in a rematch of the Osaka Grand Slam final. ONO won a tense final by a waza-ari from a sacrifice technique as he marginally outperformed his high school colleague-turned rival. Read more

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Soichi Hashimoto digs deep for Paris win

9 Feb 2019 19:20

Former world champion Hashimoto Soichi (JPN) was back among the winners on the IJF World Judo Tour for the first time since 2017 as he showed his character to grind out a hard-fought win in France. The Ippon Hunter registered a much-needed gold medal by beating Hohhot Grand Prix bronze medallist Tsend-Ochir Tsogtbaatar (MGL) in the U73kg final. Read more

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Result City Date
5Minsk23 Jun
2Marrakech8 Mar
3Düsseldorf22 Feb
3Paris9 Feb
3Guangzhou2018

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