|Born||February 1, 1969|
Nino Salukvadze (Georgian: ნინო სალუქვაძე) (born February 1, 1969 in Tbilisi) is a female Georgian sports shooter. She is a seven-time Olympian and has won medals on three occasions. At age 19 and competing for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in the women's 25-metre sporting pistol competition and silver in the women's 10-metre air pistol competition. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, competing for Georgia, she added to her tally with a bronze medal, also in the 10-metre air pistol event.
2008 Summer Olympics
Georgia and Russia were at war when Salukvadze competed in the women's 10-metre air pistol competition of the 2008 Summer Olympics with Russian shooter Natalia Paderina. After Salukvadze won the bronze and Paderina the silver, they shared a kiss on the podium and called on the two governments to end the war.
|25 metre pistol|| Gold
|10 metre air pistol|| Silver
|Current world records held in 25 metre pistol|
|Junior Women||Individual||593||Nino Salukvadze (URS)||July 13, 1989||Zagreb (YUG)|
- "Olympic shooters hug as their countries do battle", CNN, August 10, 2008
|Flagbearer for Georgia
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