Rio Olympics 2016

Vladimer Kinchegashvili wins Georgia Olympic Gold

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Vladimer Kinchegashvili, Georgian freestyle wrestler, won in the men's 57kg wrestling, getting Georgia second gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Kinchegashvili won gold medal after defeating Japan's Rei Higuchi. Georgian wrestler is silver medalist of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Georgia won 6 medals at the Rio Olympic Games, including two gold, one silver and three bronze medals.

Lasha Talakhadze won Georgia gold medal in men's over 105kg weightlifting, setting a new world record. Irakli Turmanidze snagged bronze medal in same weight category.
Shmagi Bolkvadze won bronze in men's 66kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

Varlam Liparteliani grabbed silver medal in men's 90 kg judo. Lasha Shavdatuashvili won the first medal for Georgia in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in men's 90 kg Judo.

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