Georgian judo athlete wins another gold medal at World Cup

10 Sep 2018 - 15:17

  • Zviad Gogochuri at Judo World Cup in kazakhstan. Photo: Parasport Development Centre of Tbilisi, 10 Sep 2018 - 15:17, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian judo athlete  Zviad Gogochuri has won  gold medal at Judo World Cup in  Atyrau, kazakhstan.

Gogochuri defeated  British judoka Sam Ingram in his  final match in 100 kg weight category.

Georgian delegation scored another medal on championship, Giorgi Gamjashvili won bronze medal in 66kg weight category. It was beginner judoka's first success at international competition.

Giorgi Gamjashvili had his first success in world championship. photo: Parasport Development Centre of Tbilisi

As for Gogochuri, he won European championship in 2015 and is the first ever Georgian to win Paralympic medal in 2016.

Around 120 judoka from 22 countries were  participating in Judo World Cup in kazakhstan,with just over two months to go until the Worlds in Odivelas, Portugal, from 16-18 November.