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List of popular Georgian Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Georgia have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from Georgia who have competed in the Olympics. Georgia has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. List below includes Levan Gureshidze, Manuchar Kvirkelia and more athletes.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Georgian Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Georgian Olympian of all time?"

Albert Kuzilov is a Georgian weightlifter. He won a bronze medal for the 105 kg class at the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships in Goyang, South Korea, with a total of 408 kg. In early 2010, Kuzilov ordered a two-year disqualification from the International Weightlifting Federation, after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid metandienon. Kuzilov represented Georgia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed for the men's heavyweight category. Kuzilov placed seventh in this event, as he successfully lifted 182 kg in the single-motion snatch, and hoisted 227 kg in the two-part, shoulder-to-overhead clean and jerk, for a total of 409 kg. Kuzilov was later elevated to a ...more on Wikipedia

Olympic Sport: Weightlifting

Olympic Country: Georgia

Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics

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Allison Lynn Reed is an American ice dancer. She currently competes with Vasili Rogov for Israel. From 2009 to 2011, she competed with Otar Japaridze for Georgia. ...more on Wikipedia

Olympic Sport: Figure skating

Olympic Country: Georgia

Nationality: Georgia

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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Elene Gedevanishvili is a Georgian figure skater. She is a two-time European bronze medalist. In winning the medal in 2010, Gedevanishvili became the first skater from Georgia to medal at an ISU Championships. She has competed at three Winter Olympics: Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014. ...more on Wikipedia

Olympic Sport: Figure skating

Olympic Country: Georgia

Date Of Birth: 1990-01-07

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

Nationality: Georgia

Olympic Games Participant: 2006 Winter Olympics, 2010 Winter Olympics

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Iason Abramashvili is a Georgian alpine skier from Bakuriani. He competed for Georgia at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the slalom and giant slalom. Abramashvili was Georgia's flag bearer during the 2010 Winter Olympics opening ceremony. After the death of fellow Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili, who was also from Bakuriani, he initially considered withdrawing, but decided to stay in Vancouver to compete in honor of his fallen comrade. ...more on Wikipedia

Olympic Sport: Alpine skiing

Olympic Country: Georgia

Date Of Birth: 1988-04-26

Place Of Birth: Bakuriani, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Georgia

Nationality: Georgia

Weight: 82.0

Olympic Games Participant: 2010 Winter Olympics

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