Family Wife Salome, one son
Languages English, Georgian, Russian
License number 29071993002
|Madrid (SPAIN), 2016-05-13||Budapest (HUNGARY), 2021-03-11|
|Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2017-06-15|
|Novi Sad (SERBIA), 2018-06-18|
|Düsseldorf (GERMANY), 2019-06-19|
|Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-02-22|
|Montreal (CANADA), 2020-01-10|
|Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC), 2016-04-16|
|Istanbul (TURKEY), 2016-01-09||Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2018-01-28|
|Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2019-09-21|
|Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2019-10-26|
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 Christian Bauer Academy: France
Name of coach Merab Bazadze [father], GEO
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual sabre at the 2013 European Junior Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (sputnik-georgia.com, 25 Mar 2021; fie.org, 05 Mar 2013)
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 In 2013 he became the first Georgian fencer to win a gold medal at the European junior championships. He claimed victory in individual sabre. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Mar 2016; worldsport.ge, 06 Mar 2013)
Famous relatives His brother Beka represented Georgia in fencing at nine editions of the world championships between 2009 and 2018. His father Merab has served as president of the Fencing Federation of Georgia. (sputnik-georgia.com, 25 Mar 2021; SportsDeskOnline, 10 Mar 2020)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 10 May 2021)
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