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Vladimer Ugrekhelidze

Full name: Vladimer Ugrekhelidze
Original name: ვლადიმერ უგრეხელიძე
Other name(s): Vladimir Nestorovich Ugrekhelidze, Владимир Несторович Угрехелидзе
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (192 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: August 18, 1939 in Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: February 3, 2009
Affiliations: Dynamo Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Vladimer Ugrekhelidze began playing basketball with Burevestnik Tbilisi and from 1958-74 played with Dynamo Tbilisi, although he finished his playing career with Sinatle Tbilisi. With Dynamo, Ugrekhelidze won the Soviet title in 1968, silvers at the Soviet championships in 1959-61 and 1969, and bronze in 1965. He also helped win the FIBA European Champions Cup (now re-branded as EuroLeague) in 1962 and was a runner-up in 1959. Ugrekhelidze was on the Soviet national team from 1960-65, winning Olympic silver in 1960, a European title in 1961, and bronze at the 1963 World Championships. After finishing his sporting career, Ugrekhelidze worked as the head of physical education at Tbilisi State University.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Men's Basketball Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 1 1960-09-08 URS 64, BRA 62 0
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #3 1 1960-09-10 URS 78, ITA 70 0
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #2 1 1960-09-01 URS 89, URU 53 16
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #3 1 1960-09-02 URS 88, YUG 61 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #6 2 1960-09-03 USA 81, URS 57 0
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Soviet Union URS Group C Match #1 1 1960-08-26 URS 66, MEX 49 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Soviet Union URS Group C Match #4 2 1960-08-27 BRA 58, URS 54 0
1960 Summer 21 Roma Basketball Soviet Union URS Group C Match #6 1 1960-08-29 URS 100, PUR 63 4
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