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Nino Dumbadze

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1952 Helsinki, Finland - Bronse


Born on 23.05.1919 in Odessa - Died on 14.04.1983 in Tbilisi. Athletics, Shot Put.

Third-prize winner of the XV Olympic Games (1952, Helsinki), two-fold European Winner (1946-1950), Eight-fold Champion of the USSR (1939, 1943, 1944, 1946-1950), Four-fold second- (1951, 1952, 1954, 1955) and third-prize (1953) winner, Champion of the World University Games (1949), Three-fold World Record Holder (25 m in 1948-1953, 37m in 1951-1953, 04 m in 1952-1957 ). Her best individual result – 57,04m –used to be a world record before 1960 (she bet the world record four times in 1939, 1944 and 1946, however the USSR Athletics Federation was not a member of International Federation and therefore these results are not officially reported among the list of the official records). Best Athlete of Georgia of XX Century (bronze medal). Honored Master of Sports of the USSR.Recipient  of the VakhtangGorgasali III class Order.