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Georgia at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  GEO
Flag bearer  Giorgi K'andelak'i
Georgia at the 1996 Summer Olympics
NOC  Georgian National Olympic Committee
Website  www.geonoc.org.ge (Georgian) (English)
Competitors  34 (27 men, 7 women) in 13 sports
Medals Ranked 68th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 0 0 2 2

Georgia competed in the Summer Olympic Games as an independent nation for the first time at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Previously, Georgian athletes competed for the Unified Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics. 34 competitors, 27 men and 7 women, took part in 39 events in 13 sports.

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Bronze

  • Soso Liparteliani — Judo, Men's Half Middleweight (78 kg)
  • Eldar Kurtanidze — Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Light Heavyweight (90 kg)
  • Archery

    In its debut Olympic archery competition, Georgia sent only Unified Team-era veteran archer and quarterfinalist Khatouna Kurivichvili. In Atlanta, she was defeated in the first round.

    Women's Individual Competition:

  • Khatouna Kurivichvili — Round of 64, 49th place (0-1)
  • Athletics

    Women's Shot Put

  • Elvira Urusova
  • Qualification — 17.69m (→ did not advance)
  • Boxing

    Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

  • Koba Gogoladze
    1. First Round — Defeated Ri Chol (North Korea), 17-9
    2. Second Round — Defeated Julio Gonzalez Valladares (Cuba), 14-9
    3. Quarter Finals — Lost to Leonard Doroftei (Romania), 8-17
  • Men's Light Welterweight (63,5 kg)

  • Besiki Wardzetashvili
    1. First Round — Lost to Sergey Bykovsky (Belarus), 11-11 (referee decision)
  • Men's Welterweight (67 kg)

  • Tengiz Meskhadze
    1. First Round — Lost to Fernando Vargas (United States), 4-10
  • Men's Middleweight (75 kg)

  • Akaki Kakauridze
    1. First Round — Defeated Ricardo Araneda (Chile), 10-3
    2. Second Round — Lost to Mohamed Bahari (Algeria), 5-8
  • Men's Heavyweight (91 kg)

  • Georgi Kandelaki
    1. First Round — Defeated Thompson García (Ecuador), abandoned
    2. Second Round — Defeated Wojciech Bartnik (Poland), 6-1
    3. Quarter Finals — Lost to Félix Savón (Cuba), 4-20
  • Diving

    Women's 3m Springboard

  • Nana Kazarashvili
  • Preliminary lane
  • — 191.49 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

    Fencing

    One male fencer represented Georgia in 1996.

    Men's sabre
  • Archil Lortkipanidze
  • Judo

    Men's extra-lightweight (60 kg)

  • Giorgi Vazagashvili
  • Men's half-lightweight (65 kg)

  • Giorgi Revazishvili
  • Men's lightweight (71 kg)

  • Vladimeri Dgebuadze
  • Men's half-middleweight (78 kg)

  • Soso Liparteliani
  • Men's middleweight (86 kg)

  • Giorgi Tsmindashvili
  • Men's half-heavyweight (95 kg)

  • Movlud Lobjanidze
  • Men's heavyweight (+95 kg)

  • David Khakhaleishvili
  • Modern pentathlon

    Men's Individual Competition

  • Vakhtang Yagorashvili — 5226 pts (→ 20th place)
  • Weightlifting

    Men's Light-Heavyweight

  • Bidzina Mikiashvili
  • Final — 160.0 + 200.0 = 360.0 (→ 9th place)
  • References

    Georgia at the 1996 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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