Paliko Jimsheladze

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Paliko Jimsheladze (Georgian: პალიკო ჯიმშელაძე; born 8 July 1975 in Rustavi, Georgia) is a former Georgian rugby union player.[1] He played as a fly-half.[1]

He twice won the Georgia Championship, for Tbilissi Tbilisi, in 1994, and for Gumari Tbilisi, in 1996.[citation needed] He moved to France, where he played for Castres (1998–2000), Grenoble (2000–01) Stade Aurillacois (2001–04), AC Bobigny (2004–06) and Arras (2006–07).[citation needed] He began playing for SO Chambéry in 2007.[citation needed]

Jimsheladze had 57 caps for the Georgia national rugby union team from 1995 to 2007, scoring 9 tries, 61 conversions, 48 penalties and 3 drop goals, 320 points in aggregate.[1] He is the national top scorer for Georgia.[citation needed]

Jimsheladze was selected to play for Georgia during the 2003 Rugby World Cup, playing in four games, where he scored 1 conversion, 6 penalties and 1 drop goal, 23 points in aggregate, and at the 2007 Rugby World Cup, playing in a single game, this time being scoreless.[1]

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