Gela Ketashvili

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Gela Ketashvili
Personal information
Full name Gela Georgiyevich Ketashvili
Date of birth (1965-09-27) 27 September 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983 FC Torpedo Kutaisi 27 (0)
1984–1990 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 137 (4)
1991 FC Guria Lanchkhuti 7 (0)
1993–1994 FC Tetri Artsivi
1995 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 3 (0)
National team
1986–1988 USSR 3 (0)
1990 Georgia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Olympic medal record
Representing the  Soviet Union
Men's football
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Team

Gela Giorgis dze Ketashvili (Georgian: გელა გიორგის ძე კეტაშვილი, Russian: Гела Георгиевич Кеташвили) (born 27 September 1965 in Tbilisi) is a retired Soviet and Georgian football player. He won the Gold Medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

He is the father of Giorgi Ketashvili.


International career[edit]

Ketashvili made his debut for USSR on 10 May 1989 in a 1990 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Turkey. He was not selected for the World Cup squad. He also played for Georgia.