Ilias Iliadis in Beijing
|Birth name||Jarji Zviadauri|
|Born||10 November 1986 (age 30)
Akhmeta, Kakheti, Georgian SSR, USSR (modern Georgia)
Ilias Iliadis (Greek: Ηλίας Ηλιάδης, born Jarji Zviadauri, Georgian: ჯარჯი ზვიადაური, on 10 November 1986) is a Georgian-born Greek judoka who has been competing for Greece since the start of his international career.
He won a gold medal in the half-middleweight (81 kg) division at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens at age 17. Illiadis also won a gold medal 6 years later at the 2010 World Judo Championships in Tokyo in the −90 kg category.
Iliadis is a cousin of another Olympic champion, Georgian judoka Zurab Zviadauri, who also won gold at the 2004 Summer Olympic games. Iliadis's family moved to Greece in 2003. He was adopted by Nikos Iliadis. After the Rio Olympics, he announced his retirement from the sport.
- Ilias Iliadis at JudoInside.com
- Ilias Iliadis at databaseOlympics.com at the Wayback Machine (archived 2007-03-08)
- "Ilias Iliadis". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Judo videos of Ilias Iliadis in action (judoinside.com)
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