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Maya Azarashvili (Georgia) is a former sprinter, especially in the 200m. She was a semi-finalist of the World Championship in 1987.

Maya Azarashvili

Kakhi Kakhiashvili, a former weightlifter, won an Olympic Gold Medal in 1992 Barcelona, 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney, became European champion (1992, 1993, 1995, 1996), World Champion (1995, 1998, 1999), USSR Cup Champion 1991.

He is also a seven times World record holder, was awarded the best athlete of the year in Georgia (1992, 1993), is President of the National Weightlifting Federation (2015 to present) and is a member of the International Federation of Membership Committee.

Kakhi Kakhiashvili

Nina is a three times world champion fencer(U23); Second place at the European Championship (Seniors); Second place at the World Championship (Team); Third place at the Georgian championship; Two time first place in the satellite tournaments; Bronze medal holder at the world cup (Senior); Silver medal holder at the world cup (U 23);.

She has won more than 30 medals at international and national level. She is also an architect.

Nina Tibilashvili
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