Nunu Abashidze

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Nunu Dzhansuhivna Abashidze (Ukrainian: Нуну Джансугівна Ажащидзе, born March 27, 1955 in Novovolynsk) is a retired track and field shot putter from Ukraine, best known for winning the bronze medal for the Soviet Union in the women's shot put event at the 1982 European Championships. She set her personal best (21.53 m) on June 20, 1984, at a meet in Kiev. She is currently a Canadian citizen.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 4th
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 20.55 m
1985 World Indoor Games Paris, France 3rd
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 6th