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Petre Mshvenieradze

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Name  Petre Mshvenieradze
Role  Olympic athlete
Height  1.98 m

Petre Mshvenieradze is in the pool wearing a swimsuit and a swimming cap

Born  March 24, 1929 (age 74)

Died  June 3, 2003 (aged 74)

Similar  Omar Pkhakadze, Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Leri Gogoladze

Weight  92 kg

Children  Giorgi Mshvenieradze, Nuzgari Mshvenieradze

Nationality  Georgian

Bronze medal  Water polo at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

Фото советского ватерполиста испугало иностранцев

Petre Kako Mshvenieradze (Georgian: პეტრე მშვენიერაძე, Russian: Пётр Яковлевич Мшвениерадзе (Pyotr Yakovlevich Mshvenieradze), March 24, 1929 – June 3, 2003) was a Soviet water polo player of Georgian descent who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1952 Summer Olympics, in the 1956 Summer Olympics, and in the 1960 Summer Olympics.

Petre Kako Mshvenieradze sitting on the bench with his grandson

He was born in Tbilisi and died in Moscow. He was the father of Georgi Mshvenieradze.

In 1952 he was a member of the Soviet team which finished seventh in the Olympic water polo tournament. He played all nine matches and scored at least one goal (not all scorers are known).

The team of "Dinamo Tbilisi" Georgia (USSR) in 1948

1948 Tbilisi Dynamo. First left - team coach L. Ioakimidi, fourth - P. Mshvenieradze, with ball - G. Kharebov.

Four years later he won the bronze medal with the Soviet team in the Water Polo competition at the 1956 Games. He played all seven matches.

At the 1960 Games he was part of the Soviet team which won the silver medal in the Olympic water polo tournament. He played all seven matches and scored five goals.


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