Georgia, Tbilisi. 1034, Vake-Saburtalo District, 9 Cholokashvili ave International Relations Division, Tel: +995 32 2 25 84 92 E-mail: ir@msy.gov.ge

Jabidze won the only medal of Georgian Greco-Romans

Date: 2010 April 20

The bronze medal won by Soso Jabidze (96 kg) is the only medal that Georgian Greco-Roman wrestlers were able to gain on European Championship in Baku this year. The National Team novice, Jabidze, lost his golden chance in quarterfinal against Russian Aslanbek Khushtov, who became champion later. Polish Andrzej Deberny was a wrestler Jabidze had to defeat in repechage to gain the 3rd place of the championship.

Arsen Kakhabrishvili (84 kg) and Dimitri Javakhishvili (120 kg) were other two Georgians participating on the last day of championship but none of them could make it to the podium.

Georgia took team fifth place overall at the tournament.

Team ranking:

1. Russia: 52

2. Turkey: 38

3. Ukraine: 38

4. Azerbaijan: 31

5. Georgia: 27

Full results and rankings on the official site of the European Championship at: http://www.fila-wrestling.com/baku10

Sports Department Press Center

Other News
Category : Wrestling Date : 2014 October 21
Georgia's National Youth Team gained - 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medals, while junior team - 1 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals.  
Category : Wrestling Date : 2014 September 17
The 10th edition of 2014 Freestyle and Greco-Roman UWW World Wrestling Championships took place from 8th to 14th of September in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In freestyle wrestling champions and prizewinners were revealed in the initial two days, then women competed and Greco-Romans ended the tournament on 12th to 14th of September.
Category : Wrestling Date : 2014 February 10
On 8-9 February, the capital of France hosted "Golden Grand Prix de Paris Seine Ouest" in Female, Greco-Roman, Free style wrestling. Georgia's Wrestling National Team successfully performed at the competition and got 6 gold and 4 bronze medals.
Category : Wrestling Date : 2013 October 21
21 October, Khasaviurt, Dagestan, Russian Federation (MSY) --- Athletes of the Georgia’s National Wrestling team Mr. Giorgi Sakandelidze (heavy weight) and Beka Bujiashvili (55kg) got gold medals at the Continental Cup, one of prestige tournaments in wrestling.
Category : Wrestling Date : 2013 September 09
Georgia, Tbilisi. 20 August, (MSY) --- Minister Levan Kipiani met wrestlers of the Georgia's team participated in the Junior World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria