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Giorgi Asanidze

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGiorgi•Asanidze
Used nameGiorgi•Asanidze
Original nameგიორგი•ასანიძე
Born30 August 1975 in Sachkhere (GEO)
Measurements173 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsCLKS Mazowia
NOC(s) Georgia

Biography

Giorgi Asanidze had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 2000 Olympics Light-Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 1st in the 2004 Olympics Light-Heavyweight class (382.5 kg); 1st in the 2001 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 2nd in the 2002 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (385.0 kg); 1st in the 2000 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 1st in the 2001 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (380.0 kg); 1st in the 2002 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (380.0 kg). He set two world records in the snatch – one in middleweight in 1998, and one in light-heavyweight in 2000.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
2000 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Georgia    
2004 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Georgia    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 390.0 3
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 175.0 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 180.0 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 210.0 AC

Other participations

Games Role Details
2000 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony Representing Georgia    

Special Notes