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Judo: 1 silver and 3 bronze medal at World Junior Championships

Date: 2014 October 28

27th October, Miami, USA (MSY) --- World Junior Championships, Fort Lauderdale 2014, which is the final IJF World Championships of the year, took place on 22-26 of October in Miami (Florida, USA). The five day event in Miami featured 16 weight categories (8 men, 8 women) before the Team Event on the last day of the tournament.   

Georgian Judo Team, headed by Mr. Gia Gugava, gained - 1 silver and 3 bronze medals, 11th place among teams and 8th place among men athletes.

Mr. Guga Kibordzalidze (+100) became world vice-champion, Mr. Koba Mchedlishvili (73), Mr. Levan Gugava (81) and Mr. Beka Gviniashvili (90) got bronze medals, while Mr. Guram Tushishvili (100) took fifth and Mr. Ushangi Margiani (81) seventh places.

World Judo Championships, Fort Lauderdale 2014

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