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Zurab Sakandelidze

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1968 Mexico, Mexico - Bronse


Born on 09.08.1945 in Kutaisi –died on 25.01.2004, Tbilisi, Basketball player (186 sm).

Played for Tbilisi “Dinamo” (1963-1975) and the USSR national team(1965-1973). Champion of the XX Olympic Games (1972, Munich), Third-prize winner of the XIX Olympic Games (1968, Mexico City), World Champion (1967) and the third-prize winner (1970). Four-fold European Champion (1965, 1967, 1969, 1971) and the third-prize (1973), Winner of the USSR Cup (1969), Best guard of the European Championship (1967), member of the World Symbolic Team(1967), the best athlete of Georgia (1967). Honored Master of Sports of the USSR. Chevalier of the Vakhtang Gorgasali II class Order and the Order of Honor.