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Georgia Wins Third Olympic Gold

Georgia gained its third Olympic gold medal on August 21 after Revazi Mindorashvili defeated Tajikistan’s Yusup Abdusalomov in men’s freestyle 84kg wrestling.

Mindorashvili advanced into the final after defeating Russia’s Georgi Ketoev in semi-final earlier on August 21.

Also on August 21, Giorgi Gogshelidze won bronze medal in men’s freestyle 96kg wrestling.

Georgia now has three Olympic gold medals and three bronze medals.

Manuchar Kirkvelia gave Georgia its first golden medal in the Beijing Olympic Games in the men’s 74 kg Greco-Roman wrestling; followed by Irakli Tsirekidze in men’s 90kg Judo.

Nino Salukvadze took bronze for Georgia in the women’s 10m air pistol and Otar Tushishvili clinched a bronze in the men’s freestyle 66 kg wrestling.


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