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Georgiy Sergeevich SKHIRTLADZE

Sportsman

Georgiy SKHIRTLADZE, USSR Sportsman. Middleweight wrestler; World Champion, 1959; four times USSR Champion; prize-winner, 1960 Rome Olympics; Honoured Master of Sport of USSR since 1960. Bronze Medal of Melbourne Olympics, 1956; Silver Medal of Rome Olympics, 1960; medal “For Valiant Labor”, 1960.

Background

SKHIRTLADZE, Georgiy was born in 1933.

Career

Member, “Spartak” Sports Society, Tbilisi. 1956 placed 3rd at Melbourne Olympics. 1957 placed 2nd at World Championship, Istanbul.