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Medea (Mzia) Jugeli

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1952 Helsinki, Finland - Gold


Born on August 1, 1926 in Kutaisi. Gymnast.

Team Classificationchampion of the XV Olympic Games and a team portable apparatus second-prize winner (1952, Helsinki). Fourfold winner of the world student games (1951,1954), eightfold winner of the USSR in horse vault (1946-1955), coach of national teams of Georgia (1962-1965) and the USSR (1965-1970). Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, Honored Master of Sports of Georgia, and referee of international category. Honorary citizen of Tbilisi, awarded Vakhtang Gorgasali II and III class orders and the Order of Honor.