Georgia at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Georgia at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Georgia.svg
IOC codeGEO
NOCGeorgian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.geonoc.org.ge (in Georgian and English)
in Tokyo
Competitors35 in 11 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Georgia is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It will be the nation's seventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics in the post-Soviet era.

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games:

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 4 1 5
Boxing 3 0 3
Fencing 1 0 1
Gymnastics 0 1 1
Judo 7 2 9
Karate 1 0 1
Shooting 0 1 1
Swimming 1 1 2
Tennis 1 0 1
Weightlifting 4 0 4
Wrestling 7 0 7
Total 29 6 35

Athletics

Georgian athletes further achieved the entry standards, either by qualifying time or by world ranking, in the following track and field events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event):[2][3]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Lasha Gulelauri Men's triple jump
Bachana Khorava Men's long jump
Giorgi Mujaridze Men's shot put
Benik Abramyan Men's shot put
Sofiko Shatirishvili Women's shot put

Boxing

Georgia entered three male boxers into the Olympic tournament for the first time in 12 years. 2019 European Games silver medalist Sakhil Alakhverdovi (men's flyweight), Eskerkhan Madiev (men's welterweight), and Giorgi Kharabadze (men's middleweight) secured the spots on the Georgian squad in their respective weight divisions, either by winning the round of 16 match, advancing to the semifinal match, or scoring a box-off triumph, at the 2020 European Qualification Tournament in London and Paris.[4][5]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Sakhil Alakhverdovi Men's flyweight
Eskerkhan Madiev Men's welterweight
Giorgi Kharabadze Men's middleweight

Fencing

Georgia entered one fencer into the Olympic competition. Rio 2016 Olympian Sandro Bazadze claimed a spot in the men's sabre as one of the two highest-ranked fencers vying for qualification from Europe in the FIE Adjusted Official Rankings.

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Sandro Bazadze Men's sabre

Gymnastics

Rhythmic

Georgia entered one gymnasts to compete at the Olympics, after get the allocation quota at the 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon Total Rank
Salome Pazhava Individual

Judo

Georgia entered nine judoka (seven men and two women) into the Olympic tournament based on the International Judo Federation Olympics Individual Ranking.[6]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Lukhumi Chkhvimiani −60 kg
Vazha Margvelashvili −66 kg
Lasha Shavdatuashvili −73 kg
Tato Grigalashvili −81 kg
Lasha Bekauri −90 kg
Varlam Liparteliani −100 kg
Guram Tushishvili +100 kg
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tetiana Levytska-Shukvani −52 kg
Eteri Liparteliani −57 kg

Karate

Georgia entered one karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. Gogita Arkania qualified directly for the men's kumite +75 kg category by finishing top three at 2021 World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Paris, France.

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Gogita Arkania Men's +75 kg

Shooting

Georgian shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, European Championships or Games, and European Qualifying Tournament, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[7]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Nino Salukvadze Women's 10 m air pistol
Women's 25 m pistol

Swimming

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Irakli Revishvili Men's 400 m freestyle
Mariam Imnadze Women's 100 m freestyle

Tennis

At the conclusion of the qualification period for the Olympic tennis tournament and after some withdrawals, the following players had qualified for the competition by means of rankings.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Nikoloz Basilashvili Singles  Carballés (ESP)

Weightlifting

Georgia qualified four male weightlifters for each of the following classes into the Olympic competition. Shota Mishvelidze (men's 61 kg), Anton Pliesnoi (men's 96 kg), and reigning Olympic champion Lasha Talakhadze (men's +109 kg) secured one of the top eight slots each in their respective weight divisions based on the IWF Absolute World Ranking, with Goga Chkheidze] (men's 67 kg) topping the list of weightlifters from Europe in the men's 67 kg division of the IWF Absolute Continental Ranking.

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Shota Mishvelidze Men's −61 kg
Goga Chkheidze Men's −67 kg
Anton Pliesnoi Men's −96 kg
Lasha Talakhadze Men's +109 kg

Wrestling

Georgia qualified seven wrestlers for each of the following classes into the Olympic competition. Four of them finished among the top six to book Olympic spots in the men's freestyle (97 and 125 kg) and men's Greco-Roman (97 and 130 kg) wrestling at the 2019 World Championships, while three additional licenses were awarded to the Georgian wrestlers, who progressed to the top two finals of their respective weight categories at the 2021 European Olympic Qualification Tournament in Budapest, Hungary.[8][9]

Key:

  • VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
  • VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
  • PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
  • PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
  • ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
  • SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Avtandil Kentchadze −74 kg
Elizbar Odikadze −97 kg
Geno Petriashvili −125 kg
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ramaz Zoidze −67 kg
Lasha Gobadze −87 kg
Giorgi Melia −97 kg
Iakob Kajaia −130 kg

See also

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 April 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ Lewis, Ron (17 March 2020). "Boxing Olympic Qualification – London: Day 3 Live Blog as It Happened". Olympics. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Boxing Qualifier for Tokyo 2020: 4 June 2021. As It Happened". Olympics. 4 June 2021. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  6. ^ International Judo Federation Olympics Ranking
  7. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  8. ^ Marantz, Ken (15 September 2019). "Olympic Champ Borrero Survives 'Bracket of Death' to Make 67kg Semis, Secure Tokyo 2020 Spot". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  9. ^ Olanowski, Eric (18 March 2021). "Armenia Earns Olympic Berths Through Rising Stars Tevanyan and Harutyunyan". United World Wrestling. Retrieved 19 March 2021.


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