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Levan Moseshvili

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLevan•Moseshvili
Used nameLevan•Moseshvili
Original nameლევან•მოსეშვილი
Other namesLevan Georgiyevich Moseshvili, Леван Георгиевич Мосешвили
Born23 May 1940 in Tbilisi (GEO)
Died5 March 2020 in Tbilisi (GEO)
Measurements198 cm / 96 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO)
NOC(s) Soviet Union
Ethnic nationGEO

Biography

Basketball player Levan Moseshvili was a silver medalist at the Tokyo Olympics when he took part in three matches, including the final against the USA. From 1960-71 he played for the Dynamo Tbilisi team that won the USSR League in 1968, were runners-up in 1960-61, and 1969, and third in 1965. Tbilisi also won the USSR Cup in 1969 and in 1962 they beat Real Madrid in the final to win the European Cup. He ended his playing career in 1971, and from 1972-98 was head coach of Dynamo Tbilisi and was also head coach of the Georgian national basketball team.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1964 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) Basketball, Men Olympic Soviet Union 2 Silver URS Levan Moseshvili