Tinatin Lekveishvili

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Tinatin Lekveishvili
Medal record
Women's swimming
Representing the  Soviet Union
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1970 Barcelona 100 m backstroke
Silver medal – second place 1970 Barcelona 4×100 medley relay
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Barcelona 200 m backstroke

Tinatin "Tina" Lekveishvili (Georgian: თინათინ ლეკვეიშვილი, Russian: Тинатин Леквеишвили; born 2 January 1954, in Tbilisi) is a retired Georgian backstroke swimmer who won three medals at the 1970 European Aquatics Championships setting the European record in the 100 m backstroke event.[1] She also participated in the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics and finished fourth with the Soviet 4×100 medley relay team in both games. Between 1968 and 1972 she dominated Soviet championships and set three national records in the 100 m and 200 m backstroke events. She graduated from the Tbilisi Medical Institute.[2][3]


  2. ^ Е. А. Школьников (2003). Динамо. Энциклопедия (in Russian). Olma Media Group. p. 208. ISBN 978-5-224-04399-6. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Tina Lek'veishvili. sports-reference.com