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15 Jan 2019
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News from the Georgian National Olympic Committee

Find here the latest news from the National Olympic Committee: events, courses, general assemblies and elections, trophies and much more.

15 January 2019

Georgian NOC

At its Annual Session on 21 December, the Georgian NOC presented the various activities carried out in 2018, and the main sporting successes, to leaders of national federations and associations, Olympic champions, Ministry of Culture, Sport and Education representatives, and the media. At this Session, the Best Athlete of 2018 award was presented to weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze (right in photo), an Olympic, world and European champion who also received the special “Olympic Flame” award from NOC President Leri Khabelov (left in photo). In addition, 23 Olympic champions were awarded the Presidential Order of Excellence, presented by the President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili. Info at

2 July 2018

Georgian NOC

On 23 June, at the initiative of the Georgian NOC, all generations of Georgian Olympians gathered at the Rustaveli Theatre in Tblisi. In addition to the Olympians and their families, the NOC invited representatives from the European Olympic Committees (EOC), the World Olympians Association (WOA), the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH) and other NOCs. The Mayor of Tblisi, Kakha Kaladze, the Minister for Sport and Culture, Mikheil Giorgadze, and Members of Parliament were in attendance, along with the NOC President, Leri Khabelov. A video message from the IOC President was shown at the event. To mark Olympic Day, a run was organised in Tblisi and in other big cities throughout the country. Over 3,000 people took part in the run and in the other Olympic Day activities. More info here.

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