Giorgi Asanidze

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Giorgi Asanidze

Giorgi Asanidze (Georgian: გიორგი ასანიძე; born August 30, 1975 in Sachkhere) is a Georgian weightlifter who competed in the men's 85 kg at the 2000 Summer Olympics (where he won a bronze medal) and 2004 Summer Olympics (where he won a gold medal). He was elected to the Parliament of Georgia from the United National Movement in 2004. He was reelected in the May 2008 Parliamentary election from Tbilisi’s Gldani constituency on the same party ticket.[1]

Career bests[edit]


  1. ^ List of Majoritarian MP Candidates. Civil Georgia, April 24, 2008.
  2. ^ "Asanidze Georgi Leonidov (GEO)". Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "George Asanidze". Lift Up. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Giorgi Kandelaki
Flagbearer for  Georgia
2000 Sydney
Succeeded by
Zurab Zviadauri