Irakli Tsirekidze

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Irakli Tsirekidze
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Personal information
Born3 May 1982 (1982-05-03) (age 37)

Irakli Tsirekidze (Georgian: ირაკლი ცირეკიძე) (born 3 May 1982) is a Georgian judoka.

On September 15, 2007, he won a gold medal at world judo championship beating Greek Ilias Iliadis by yuko.[1]

At 2008 Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal with beating Algerian Amar Benikhlef in the final.

He became head coach of the Georgian National Judo Team after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.


Year Tournament Place Weight class
2011 World Judo Championships 3rd Heavyweight (–100 kg)
European Championships 3rd Heavyweight (–100 kg)
2008 Summer Olympics 1st Middleweight (–90 kg)
2008 European Championships 3rd Middleweight (–90 kg)
2007 World Judo Championships 1st Middleweight (–90 kg)
European Judo Championships 2nd Middleweight (–90 kg)
2005 European Judo Championships 5th Middleweight (–90 kg)


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