Georgian Championship 2019
Georgian Championship 2019
Georgian Championship 2019

On April 19-21, the Georgian fencing championship will take place in Tbilisi in the fencing hall of the Olympic champion Nugzar Asatiani.

The championship of independent Georgia has been held since 1992 ... The first championship was held from March 31 to April 5 in Tbilisi. Since then, the country's main competition has been held annually, mainly in the spring.

Before the start of the championship, I will introduce you to some interesting facts:

Saber, women - Feodora Kakhiani became the champion most times (4-2015,2013,2010,2007). She also won the most, six medals (I-2015,2013,2010,2007. II-2008, III-2009).

Saber, men most times, specifically 7, Sandro Bazadze became the champion (2018,2017,2016,2015,2014,2011,2010), and Beka Bazadze won the most medals (11) (I- 2013,2012,2009. II- 2017,2016,2015,2014,2010. III- 2018,2011,2008)

Khatuna Chumburidze (1999,1998,1997,1996,1995,1994,1993,1992) and Teona Goglidze (2018,2017,2016,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010) won 8-8 gold medals among women in Foil. Tiko Bolkvadze got up on pedestal the most times (10) (I - 2008. II - 2015,2011,2010,2006. III - 2017,2016,2014,2005,2003.).

Luka Gaganidze is the leader in the foil among men, took first place five times (2018,2017,2016,2015,2011) and medal nine times (I - 2018,2017,2016,2015,2011. II - 2014,2013,2012, 2010)

Among women in epee fencing, Rusudan Gogiava's record has not been broken for a long time, she took first place four times (1999,1998,1996,1993), her record can be repeated by Maria Zakirchenko, leading in the number of medals 8- (I- 2018,2016,2013, II - 2017,2015,2012,2011. III - 2014)

Jemal Gamiashvili (1992,1994,1997) and Albrecht Albert (2007,2010,2011) took the 3-3 first places in the men's epee, David Arveladze has the most, eleven medals (I - 2014. II - 2008,2010, 2011, 2012. III - 2017,2016,2015,2005,2004,2003).