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Givi Onashvili

Full name: Givi Onashvili
Original name: გივი ონაშვილი
Other name(s): Givi Ivanovich Onashvili, Гиви Иванович Онашвили
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (192 cm)
Weight: 254 lbs (115 kg)
Born: July 27, 1947 in P'at'ardzeuli, Kakheti, Georgia
Affiliations: Kolmeurne Tbilisi
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Judo

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Aside from his 1972 Olympic heavyweight bronze, Georgian Givi Onashvili also won the World Championships heavyweight bronze in 1969. At the European Championships, Onashvili won the heavyweight title in 1974 and the open class title in 1975. He also won heavyweight silvers in 1969, 1972 and 1976 and a heavyweight bronze in 1971. Domestically, Onashvili won the Soviet sambo (a Soviet wrestling style similar to judo) heavyweight title in 1970 and the Soviet judo heavyweight title in 1973.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 25 München Judo Men's Heavyweight Soviet Union URS 3T Bronze

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
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