Nino Salukvadze

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Nino Salukvadze
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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[edit]

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.[1]

Olympic results[edit]

Event 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
25 metre pistol 1st Gold
591+99
5th
583+93
7th
586+91.6
11th
579
8th
580+98.3
16th
580
15th
581
10 metre air pistol 2nd Silver
390+97.9
10th
380
5th
385+99.0
25th
376
10th
382
3rd Bronze
386+101.4
33rd
376

Records[edit]

Current world records held in 25 metre pistol
Junior Women Individual 593  Nino Salukvadze (URS) July 13, 1989 Zagreb (YUG) edit

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Ramaz Nozadze
Flagbearer for  Georgia
London 2012
Succeeded by
Incumbent