Second European games - "Minsk 2019" was closed solemnly. The ceremony was hosted at "Dinamo Stadium". The Olympic team of 50 countries ran through state flags to 22,000 spectators. Iakob Kajaia, a Greek-Roman-style wrestler, became the vice champion at the European Championship.
Second European games were successful for the Georgian Olympic team, Georgian contestants won 30 medals in total. With 6 gold, 10 silver and 14 bronze medals Georgia took the 7th place amongst the 50 competing countries! In 2023, the city Krakow, Poland will host the third European games.
Medals from European Games from Georgia:
Lakhum Chkhvimiani (Judo 60kg), Vakhtang Chidrashvili (Sambo, -57 kg), Davit Loriashvili (Sambo, 100kg), Levan Nakhutsrishvili (Sambo, -74 kg), Beka Berdzenishvili (Sambo, +100 kg) , Guram Tushishvili (Judo, +100 kg).
Nino Odzelashvili (Sambo, -72kg), Elene Kebadze (Sambo, +80 kg), Varlam Liparteliani (Judo, 100kg), Luba Golvina (Free Jumping) Givi Macharashvili Lado Khinchegashvili (Freestyle Wrestling, 65kg), Shmagi Bolkvadze (Greco-Roman Wrestling, 67kg), Jakob Kajaia (Greek-Roman wrestling, 130kg) .
Amiran Papinashvili (Judo, 60kg), Bagrat Niniashvili (Judo, 66kg), Vazha Margvelashvili (Judo, 66kg), Givi Nadareishvili (Sambo, -52kg), Beka Berulava (Sambo, -82 kg) Nino Salukvadze / Tsotne Machavariani (lead shooting, couples, 50 m), Avtandil Kenchadze (freestyle wrestling, 74 kg), Chiragadze (Sambo, 62kg), Paata Gviniashvili (Sambo, 90kg), Luka Maisuradze (Judo, 81 kg) , Otar Eronyan (Boxing, 60kg), Gogita Arkania (Karate, Kumite, +84 kg), David Chkhartishvili (Greco-Roman wrestling, 60kg).