Mariam Kevkhishvili

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Mariam Kevkhishvili
Personal information
National team Georgia
Born (1985-09-17) September 17, 1985 (age 35)
Tbilisi, Georgia SSR, Soviet Union
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight240 lb (110 kg)
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Shot put
College teamUniversity of Florida
Coached byYaraman Sabanashvili, Steve Lemke

Mariam Kevkhishvili Machavariani (Georgian: მარიამ ქევხიშვილი; born 17 September 1985) is a Georgian shot putter.

Kevkhishvili attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she was a member of coach Mike Holloway's Florida Gators track and field team. She graduated from the university with a bachelor's degree in sociology in 2011.

She finished tenth at the 2005 Summer Universiade. In addition she competed at the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2008 without reaching the final round.

Her personal best throw is 17.60 metres, achieved in April 2008 in Gainesville, Florida. She has 17.83 metres on the indoor track, achieved in March 2008 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Georgia
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 17th (q) 13.48 m
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 6th 14.81 m
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 16th (q) 14.96 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 34th (q) 15.06 m
2005 Universiade Izmir, Turkey 10th 14.71 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 14th (q) 17.95 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 10th 17.87 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 14th (q) 16.66 m

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