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Olympics The Best Olympic Athletes from Georgia  

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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Georgia, with photos when available. These are the best Georgian Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Georgian athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Georgian Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Georgia is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

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This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Georgian Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Georgia?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Georgia Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Georgia.
Nodar Kumaritashvili is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Georgia
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Nodar David Kumaritashvili was a Georgian luger who suffered a fatal crash during a training run for the 2010 Winter Olympics competition in Whistler, Canada, on the day of the opening ceremony. He became the fourth athlete to have died during Winter Olympics preparations, after British luger Kazimierz Kay-Skrzypeski, Australian skier Ross Milne, and Swiss speed skier Nicolas Bochatay, and the seventh athlete to die in either a Summer or Winter Olympic Games. Kumaritashvili, who first began to luge when he was 13, came from a family of seasoned lugers; a relative of his was the founder of organised sledding in Georgia, and his father competed when he was younger. A cousin of Kumaritashvili ...more

Olympic Country: Georgia

Date Of Birth: 1988-11-25

Place Of Birth: Borjomi, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Georgia

Olympic Sport: Luge

Nationality: Georgia

Weight: 80.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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Levan Gureshidze is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Georgia
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Levan Gureshidze


Levan Gureshidze is an Olympic Luger from Georgia. ...more

Olympic Country: Georgia

Date Of Birth: 1988-09-21

Place Of Birth: Tbilisi, Georgia, Europe, Asia, North Caucasus, + more

Olympic Sport: Luge

Nationality: Georgia

Weight: 80.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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Manuchar Kvirkelia


Manuchar Kvirkvelia is a Georgian Greco-Roman wrestler who competes in the 74 kg class. Kvirkvelia was born in Ozurgeti and lives in Tbilisi. After winning the world championship in 2003 and the European championship in 2007, he won the gold medal in the 74 kg competition in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. ...more

Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Welterweight 66 - 74kg

Olympic Country: Georgia

Date Of Birth: 1978-10-12

Olympic Sport: Greco-Roman wrestling

Nationality: Georgia

Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Wrestling at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Welterweight

Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal

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Jaba Gelashvili is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Georgia
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Jaba Gelashvili


Jaba Gelashvili is an Olympic Alpine Skier from Georgia. ...more

Olympic Country: Georgia

Date Of Birth: 1993-03-07

Place Of Birth: Borjomi, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Georgia

Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing

Nationality: Georgia

Weight: 70.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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