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Davit Gvantseladze

Full name: Davit Gvantseladze
Original name: დავით გვანცელაძე
Other name(s): David Nikolayevich Gvantseladze, Давид Николаевич Гванцеладзе
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: March 28, 1937 in Bat'umi, Adjara, Georgia
Died: May 1, 1984 in Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
Affiliations: Burevestnik Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Georgian Davit Gvantseladze rose into prominence in 1960 when he won his first of five Soviet titles. He won his first Soviet title in Greco-Roman middleweight, but his later titles in Greco-Roman lightweight (in 1962, 1964-66). Gvantseladze first competed internationally at the 1963 World Championships, where he won silver in Greco-Roman lightweight. At the 1964 Olympics he won bronze. In addition his five Soviet Championships gold medals, Gvantseladze also won Greco-Roman lightweight silver at the 1963 Soviet Championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 3 1964-10-16
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 2 1964-10-19 Bularcă (ROU) decision, Gvantseladze (URS)
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #2 1 1964-10-19 Gvantseladze (URS) decision, Fujita (JPN)
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five 2T 1964-10-19 6
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Five Match #1 1 1964-10-19 Gvantseladze (URS) decision, Tapio (FIN) 1
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four 4T 1964-10-19 5
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Four Match #5 AC 1964-10-19 Gvantseladze (URS) 0
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three 8T 1964-10-18 5
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Three Match #6 1 1964-10-18 Gvantseladze (URS) decision, Horvat (YUG) 1
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two 8T 1964-10-17 4
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round Two Match #9 2 1964-10-17 Ayvaz (TUR) decision, Gvantseladze (URS) 3
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One 3T 1964-10-16 1
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Wrestling Soviet Union URS Round One Match #7 1 1964-10-16 Gvantseladze (URS) decision, Schmitt (GER) 1