Olympic Competitor nr 175
competed in 1992 as
while in 1996 his name was transliterated as
B. 1969-07-13, Tiflida, Georgia
represented Georgia in 1992, Greece in 1996.and 2000
Weight-Lifting (3 gold)
After winning his second gold medal, he said : 'The first of my golds I won
for Georgia, where I was born and lived for 23 years, But I also wanted to
win one for Greece, the country I love and where I and my parents now
He won his third gold medal in Sydney and will no doubt try for four in Athina.
The Hellene Olympic Federation has an excellent site on its performance at Atlanta, which includes a picture of Kakhiachvilis.
Olympic Competitor nr 2705
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Written 2001-10-04 - last modified 2011-08-13
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