Geno Petriashvili

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Geno Petriashvili
Geno Petriashvili Rio2016.jpg
Petriashvili at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1994-04-01) 1 April 1994 (age 24)
Gori, Georgia
Height198 cm (6 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight125 kg (276 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Freestyle
ClubDynamo Tbilisi[2]
Coached byNugzar Skhireli (personal)
Revaz Kobakhidze (national)[3]

Geno Petriashvili (გენო პეტრიაშვილი; born 1 April 1994) is a Georgian heavyweight freestyle wrestler. He won a gold medal at the 2017 World Wrestling Championships as well as two bronze medals in 2013 and 2015. He won the European title in 2016 as well as two bronze medals at the European championships in 2013 and 2017, He won a bronze medal at the European Games in 2015. He won a bronze medal the Rio Olympics in 2016 and a gold medal the Under 23 years world championships in Poland 2017.[2] He served a six-months suspension in 2014 after testing positive for the non-performance enhancing Preductal, which Petriashvili had been taking regularly since being kidnapped as a child.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geno Petriashvili Archived 2016-08-06 at the Wayback Machine.. rio2016.com
  2. ^ a b Petriashvili, Geno (GEO). iat.uni-leipzig.de
  3. ^ Geno Petriashvili. nbcolympics.com
  4. ^ Mshvildadze, Vasil (31 October 2014). "Geno Petriashvili Is Disqualified". worldsport.ge. Retrieved 8 August 2016.

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