Personal Information

Family Wife Salome, children Dachi and Dati [2024]

Residence Orléans, FRA

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Georgian, Russian

License number 29071993002


World Cup33410
Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2022-01-15Madrid (SPAIN), 2016-05-13Budapest (HUNGARY), 2021-03-11
Alger (ALGERIA), 2022-11-10Warsaw (POLAND), 2023-02-10Madrid (SPAIN), 2022-05-06
Madrid (SPAIN), 2023-05-12Budapest (HUNGARY), 2023-03-24Padua (ITALY), 2023-03-02
Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2024-02-09
World Championship-112
Milan (ITALY), 2023-07-22Le Caire (EGYPT), 2022-07-15
Zone Championships2-35
Antalya (TÜRKIYE), 2022-06-17Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2017-06-15
Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2023-06-17Novi Sad (SERBIA), 2018-06-18
Düsseldorf (GERMANY), 2019-06-19
Grand Prix1337
Tunis (TUNISIA), 2023-01-13Orléans (FRANCE), 2022-12-08Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-02-22
Seoul (KOREA), 2023-04-27Montreal (CANADA), 2020-01-10
Seoul (KOREA), 2024-05-04Tunis (TUNISIA), 2024-01-13
Krakow (POLAND), 2023-06-25
Prague (CZECHIA), 2016-04-16
Istanbul (TÜRKIYE), 2016-01-09Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2018-01-28
Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2019-09-21
Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2019-10-26

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age 13.

Why this sport? "This sport is the sport of my family. My father, my brother - they were all engaged in fencing. And I also really wanted to be on a par with them. At first I played football, but once I happened to be at the Georgian fencing championship, and I liked what my brother and father did. It was love at first sight."

Club / Team Cercle d'Escrime Orleanais: France

Name of coach Christian Bauer [personal], FRA

Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Zorro (ambebi.ge, 25 Jan 2022)

Hobbies Reading books. (ambebi.ge, 25 Jan 2022)

Sporting philosophy / motto "You need to learn how to lose, so that you can then learn how to win." (sputnik-georgia.ru, 01 Jun 2016)

Milestones He became the first fencer representing Georgia to win a gold medal at a Grand Prix event when he was victorious in individual sabre in 2023 in Tunis, Tunisia. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Jun 2023; agenda.ge, 16 Jan 2023)

He became the first male fencer representing Georgia to win a gold medal at the European championships when he was victorious in individual sabre at the 2022 edition of the tournament in Antalya, Turkiye. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Jun 2023; eurofencing.info, 18 Jun 2022)

Famous relatives His older brother Beka represented Georgia in fencing at 11 editions of the world championships between 2009 and 2022. His father Merab has served as president of the Georgian Fencing Federation. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Jun 2023; lelo.ge, 09 Feb 2022)

Ambitions To win a gold medal at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (ambebi.ge, 25 Jan 2022)


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