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Gold, 5 Silver and 2 Bronze of Georgian Youth Team

The Georgian youth judo team won 8 medals at European Cup in St. Petersburg and among boys occupied the third place in the unofficial team result.

The Georgian judoka made through to final in 5 weight categories of 8. 66 weight category completed with Georgian final – Shalva Gazashvili defeated Bagrat Niniashvili and became the champion. Jaba Papinashvili (55kg), Tato Grigalashvili (73kg), Luka Maisuradze (81kg) and Nika Sidamonidze (90kg) lacked the only victory to the highest title and gained silver medals. Nika Alkhazashvili (55kg) and Giga Gigauri (73kg) took the third places.

300 athletes of 17 countries took part in this competition. The Georgian youth team was presented with 32 judokas.