Day 2 at Judo European Championship: 4 medals for Georgia

Esther Stam celebrates her silver medal at the European Championship 2016. Photo from, 23 Apr 2016 - 15:46, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian judokas have won four out of four available medals on the second day of the European Judo Championships 2016.

On Thursday, the opening day of competition, Georgian wrestler Vazha Margvelashvili was crowned European judo champion in his weight category at the prestigious tournament still underway in the Russian city of Kazan.

The second day featured four Georgians, of which three won silver medals and one received a bronze medal.

The silver medal winners were:

  • Avtandil Tchrikishvili (81kg);
  • Lasha Shavdatuashvili (73kg); and
  • Esther Stam (70kg).

The third place winner was:

  • Nugzar Tatalashvili (73kg).

Later today, day three of the competition, will see four other Georgians take to the ring. Among them will be current European champion Adam Okruashvili and two-time European champion Varlam Liparteliani.