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Levan Sanadze

Full name: Levan Sanadze
Original name: ლევან სანაძე
Other name(s): Levan Georgiyevich Sanadze, Леван Георгиевич Санадзе
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: August 16, 1928 in Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: August 24, 1998 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: Nauka Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

During his career, Georgian Levan Sanadze competed at the 1952 Olympics and 1950 and 1954 European Championships, medaling in all those championships in the 4x100. Sanadze won an Olympic silver in 1952 and was European Champion in 1950, taking bronze in 1954. Sanadze also won 4x100 relay titles at the 1951 and 1954 World Student Games, while finishing second in the 100 metres at both championships. Sanadze won two Soviet titles – in the 1948 and 1952 4x100 metres. After finishing his sports career, Sanadze became a sports official, serving as head of the track & field department at the Soviet State Committee for Physical Culture and Sports in the 1980s.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.3 (1952); 200 – 21.4 (1952).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Men's 100 metres Soviet Union URS 3 h4 r1/4
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Men's 200 metres Soviet Union URS 4 h5 r2/4
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Four 3 11.0 11.13

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Quarter-Finals Heat Five 4 22.1 22.26
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Two 2 QU 22.1 22.26

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union URS Final 2 40.3 40.58 3
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 40.7 41.01
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Soviet Union URS Round One Heat Four 1 QU 41.3 41.45
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