Paralympic games

Georgia’s First Gold at Paralympic Games

ზვიად გოგოჭური Photo: Rio Paralympics

Georgian paralympian Zviad Gogochuri has won a gold medal in the 90kg judo at the Paralympic Games in Rio, defeating Ukrainian Oleksandr Nazarenko in the final.

Zviad Gogochuri is the first Georgian to win a golden medal at this paralympic games.

At the Rio Olympic games Georgia won seven medals in total out of which two were gold, one silver and four bronze. The two gold medals were won by athlete Lasha Talakhadze and freestyle wrestler Vladimer Khinchegashvili.


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