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Shota Khabareli

Full name: Shota Dimit'ris dze Khabareli
Original name: შოთა დიმიტრის ძე ხაბარელი
Other name(s): Shota Dmitriyevich Khabareli, Шота Дмитриевич Хабарели
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: December 26, 1958 in Dzlevisjvari, Shida Kartli, Georgia
Affiliations: VS Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Judo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

At the 1980 Olympics Georgian Shota Khabareli won his only international title. Besides his Olympic gold, Khabareli won bronze at the 1983 World Championships and two silvers (1979 and 1982) and two bronzes (1981 and 1983) at the European Championships. Domestically, Khabareli won three Soviet titles (1982, 1983 and 1985). After finishing his sporting career Khabareli worked as a judo coach in his native Georgia. From 1997-2009, and since 2010, he was head coach of the Georgian national judo team and was named three times (2003, 2006 and 2007) as the best European judo coach of the year by the European Judo Union. Khabareli was also the vice-president of Georgian judo Federation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Judo Men's Half-Middleweight Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Half-Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
id: 33,898