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Nika Tvauri claims bronze at IBSA World Championship

Date: 2011 June 03

4th IBSA World Championship and Games was held in Alania, Turkey from April 1 to 10 where visually impared Georgian athlete, Nika Tvauri won bronze in 50 meters crawl.

Athletes from 20 countries were participating in event and together with medal; Tvauri has also claimed the right to participate at European Championship in Germany which is to be held in July.

It worth noting that Tvauri's bronze is first medal ever won by Georgian athletes in swimming sports after the country achieved its independence in 1991.

Georgian delegation was led by vice-president of para-olympic committee Giorgi Tsasidze and coaches Henri Kuprashvili and Zurab Khomasuridze.

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