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Robert Mikhaylovich SHAVLAKADZE

Sportsman

Robert SHAVLAKADZE, USSR Sportsman. 1960 Rome Olympics and World High-Jump Champion; Honoured Master of Sport of USSR. Gold Medal of Rome Olympics, 1960; Order of Lenin, 1960; All-Union Communist Youth League Central Committee’s Scroll of Honor, 1960.

Background

SHAVLAKADZE, Robert was born in 1933.

Education

Completed postgrad, course at Institute of Physical Training, Tbilisi University.

Career

Best jumps: 1951 — 1.77 meters. 1954 — 1.95 meters; 1955 — 2 meters. 1958 — 2.10 meters; 1959 — 2.13 meters.

1960 — 2.16 meters.