Robert Shavlakadze, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Robert Shavlakadze

Soviet high jumper

Date of Birth: 01-Apr-1933

Place of Birth: Tbilisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, Georgia

Profession: athletics competitor

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Robert Shavlakadze

  • Robert Shavlakadze (Georgian: ?????? ?????????; Russian: ?????? ?????????? ??????????, born 1 April 1933) is a retired Georgian high jumper.
  • He competed for the Soviet Union at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and finished in first and fifth place, respectively.
  • He also won a bronze medal at the 1962 European Championships.Domestically Shavlakadze won only one Soviet title, in 1964, finishing second in 1959, 1960 and 1962.
  • After retiring from competitions he worked as an athletics coach, in Georgia and Congo.
  • From 1981 to 1993 he was professor of physical education at the Agricultural University of Georgia.
  • Later he became member of the Georgian Olympic Committee.

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