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Vladimer Ugrekhelidze

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameVladimer•Ugrekhelidze
Used nameVladimer•Ugrekhelidze
Original nameვლადიმერ•უგრეხელიძე
Other namesVladimir Nestorovich Ugrekhelidze, Владимир Несторович Угрехелидзе
Born18 August 1939 in Tbilisi (GEO)
Died3 February 2009 in Tbilisi (GEO)
Measurements192 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO)
NOC(s) Soviet Union
Ethnic nationGEO

Biography

Vladimer Ugrekhelidze began playing basketball with Burevestnik Tbilisi and from 1958-74 played with Dynamo Tbilisi, although he finished his playing career with Sinatle Tbilisi. With Dynamo, Ugrekhelidze won the Soviet title in 1968, silvers at the Soviet championships in 1959-61 and 1969, and bronze in 1965. He also helped win the FIBA European Champions Cup (now re-branded as EuroLeague) in 1962 and was a runner-up in 1959. Ugrekhelidze was on the Soviet national team from 1960-65, winning Olympic silver in 1960, a European title in 1961, and bronze at the 1963 World Championships. After finishing his sporting career, Ugrekhelidze worked as the head of physical education at Tbilisi State University.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1960 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) Basketball, Men Olympic Soviet Union 2 Silver URS Vladimer Ugrekhelidze

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