Giorgi Chkhaidze

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Giorgi Chkhaidze
Date of birth (1981-08-20) August 20, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Kutaisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 112 kg (17 st 9 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Number 8, Flanker, Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006-2008
2008-2009
2009-2011
2011-2012
2012-2014
2014-
Massy
Racing Métro
Montpellier
Saint-Junien
Tarbes
Lille MR
22
12
22
13
37
17
(5)
(5)
(10)
(10)
(5)
(10)
Correct as of 4 September 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2002-  Georgia 96 (35)
Correct as of 19 June 2017

Giorgi Chkhaidze (born Tbilissi, 20 Aut 1981) is a Georgian rugby union player. He plays as a flanker.

He moved to France, where he has played for six clubs—Massy (2006–07), Racing 92 (at the time Racing Métro 92; 2007–2009), where he won the Pro D2 in 2008–09; Montpellier (2009–2011); Saint-Junien (2011–12); Tarbes (2012–14); and currently with Fédérale 1 side Lille (2014–present).

He has currently 96 caps for Georgia, since his debut, an 88-0 win over Netherlands, in Tbilisi, at 3 February 2002, aged only 19 years old, for the Six Nations B. He counts 4 tries scored, 20 points in aggregate. He was called for the 2003 Rugby World Cup, playing three matches, the 2007 Rugby World Cup, playing in all the four matches, and the 2011 Rugby World Cup, once again in all the four matches. Chkhaidze stands to appear in his fourth World Cup in 2015.

External links[edit]

Template:Georgia Squad 2003 World Cup