History made: Georgian woman becomes European champion in sambo
17 May, 2016
History made: Georgian woman becomes European champion in sambo
Georgian Sambo National Team has earned 12 medals at the European Championship held in Kazan, Russia.
Georgian athletes have won 4 gold, as well as 4 silver and 4 bronze medals. It should be noted that for the first time in history, a Georgian woman has become European champion in this discipline. Namely, Nino Odzelashvili (72 kg) was the best in her weight category. Among men, Vakhtang Chidrashvili (57 kg), Niko Kutsia (82) and Beka Berdzenishvili (100+) have also become
champions.

Besides, Mindis Liluashvili (68), Paata Gviniashvili (90), Irina Leonidze (80) and Elene Kebadze (80+) have earned silver medals. The bronze was awarded to Givi Nadirashvili (52), Davit Loriashvili (100+), Salome Abashidze (56) and Teona Sukhitashvili (68).

Under the coach Jondo Muzashvili, Georgia was represented by15 athletes at the European Championship and 6 of them were women.
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