Zurab Zviadauri

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Zurab Zviadauri
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Zurab Zviadauri in his native Khevsureti
Medal record
Men's Judo
Competitor for  Georgia
Olympic Games
Gold 2004 Athens 90 kg
World Championships
Silver 2001 Munich 90 kg
Silver 2003 Osaka 90 kg
European Championships
Bronze 2002 Maribor 90 kg
Teams World Championships
Silver 2002 Basel Teams
Teams European Championships
Gold 2002 Maribor Teams
Gold 2003 London Teams
Bronze 2006 Belgrade Teams
Gold 2012 Chelyanbinsk Teams

Zurab Zviadauri (born July 2, 1981) is a Georgian judoka who competed in the Men's 90 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal.[1][2] He is a scholarship holder with the Olympic Solidarity program. He also won two silver medals on world championships (in 2001 and in 2003) and a bronze on European championship in 2002.[3]

Zvidauri is also signed to mixed martial arts-promotion World Victory Road, but has yet to make his MMA-debut.[4] In 2012, he was elected to the Parliament of Georgia for the Akhmeta Municipality on a Georgian Dream coalition ticket.[5]

Zviadauri is a cousin of another olympic champion, Georgian-born Greek Judoka Ilias Iliadis (born Jarji Zviadauri), who also won gold at the 2004 Summer Olympic games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports reference profile
  2. ^ Athens 2004 judo
  3. ^ Zurab Zviadauri from Judo Inside
  4. ^ Breen, Jordan (2009-07-07). "Sengoku Signs Another Top-Notch Judoka". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  5. ^ "Zviadauri, Zurab". Parliament of Georgia. Retrieved 23 February 2014.