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Parnaoz Chikviladze

athlete

Parnaoz Lukich Chikviladze was a Georgian judoka, who won a bronze medal in the heavyweight division at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Background

Chikviladze, Parnaoz was born on April 14, 1941 in Georgia, United States.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (judo). Bronze medal winner at the XVIIIth Olympic Games. Believed to have died as a result of taking dangerous steroids.

Achievements

  • At the European Championships he won a gold medal in 1965 and silver medals in 1964, 1965 and 1966. In 1964 he also was European champion in the team event.