Georgian skier Iason Abramashvili claims three successive wins in Turkey

  • Georgian skier Iason Abramashvili celebrated his first victories of the new season in Turkey. Photo from, 17 Mar 2016 - 18:51, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian skier Iason Abramashvili claimed three victories in the space of three days in an International Ski Federation (FIS) race in Turkey's Erzurum winter resort.

Abramashvili won the Slalom race on March 15 before claiming top spot in the Giant Slalom race on March 16 and 17.

The Georgian athlete claimed the victories after defeating 75 skiers from seven countries.

Iason Abramashvili carried the Georgia national flag at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada. Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images.

Abramashvili finished ahead of Iran's top skiers in all three races.

The Georgian skier held Georgia's all-time best Olympic result in alpine skiing with his 22nd position gained the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Georgia's previous best Olympic result was 31st, also achieved by Abramashvili at the 2006 Winter Olympics Games in Turin, Italy.

He also competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.

Abramashvili's all-time FIS results and statistics can be viewed on the official Federation website here.