Tsotne Machavariani

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Tsotne Machavariani
Personal information
Born26 September 1997 (1997-09-26) (age 23)
Tbilisi, Georgia[1]
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight74 kg (163 lb)[1]
SportPistol shooting
ClubN. Salukvazde Club[1]
Coached byNino Salukvadze[1]

Tsotne Machavariani (Georgian: ცოტნე მაჭავარიანი, born 26 September 1997)[2] is a pistol shooter from Georgia. In 2016 he placed sixth in the 10 m air pistol event at the European championships.[3]

Machavariani has an elder sister Nino; his father Gocha Machavariani is an officer with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.[2] Tsotne is trained by his mother Nino Salukvadze, who competed in pistol shooting in every Olympics since 1988. Machavariani and his mother competed together as a team at the 2015 European Games and placed 14th. In 2016 they become the first mother and son to qualify for the same Olympics.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e MACHAVARIANI, Tsotne – GEO. issf-sports.org
  2. ^ a b Asset Declaration of Public Official. Civil Service Bureau of Georgia (17 April 2012).
  3. ^ Shooting sports – Tsotne MACHAVARIANI. the-sports.org
  4. ^ Schladebeck, Jessica (4 May 2016) Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro will welcome first ever mother and son competitors. nydailynews.com