Category: Sports

Georgian Weightlifter Wins European Championship

Georgian weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze has won the European Championships 2018 in Bucharest, Romania. Talakhadze had a successful performance in snatch lifts, lifting 200 and then 210 kilograms. In the clean and jerk, he lifted 225 kilograms and then 227. A second Georgian athlete, Irakli Turmanidze, was also successful in all three attempts at snatch (185, […]

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Georgian Weightlifter Wins European Championship

Georgian weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze has won the European Championships 2018 in Bucharest, Romania. Talakhadze had a successful performance in snatch lifts, lifting 200 and then 210 kilograms. In the clean and jerk, he lifted 225 kilograms and then 227.  A second Georgian athlete, Irakli Turmanidze, was also successful in all three attempts at snatch (185, 190, 192) and […]

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14 Medals For Georgian Judo Association

An international competition by the International Judo Federation has taken place in Tbilisi this weekend. At the Tbilisi Grand Prix, Georgia has dominated the ranking, together with France, while Brazil, Israel, and Slovenia placed third, fourth and fifth, respectively. France and Georgia have both received 5 gold medals, but Georgia received 3 silver medals, whereas […]

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Georgian wins Rugby Europe

After the narrow European championship victory by Romania last year, scoring the same points as Georgia but defeating the Lelos in the one-on-one match, Georgia’s national rugby team won this year’s championship last night.  It was a sweet victory, as the final opponent was again Romania, this time, however, Romania was beaten by 25-16 in a […]

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Rugby: The Lelos Win 23-10 Against Spain in Tbilisi

On Saturday, March 3, Georgia’s national rugby team defeated Spain in a full-on game 23-10. It was the sixth consecutive win against Spain by the Lelos; this nickname given by their fans. The victory strengthened Georgia’s first place in the on-going European Championship, strengthening their lead on second-place Romania by 4 points. Initially, the first half […]

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