Vakhtang Balavadze

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Balavadze in 1959

Vakhtang Balavadze (Georgian: ვახტანგ ბალავაძე, (November 20, 1927 – July 25, 2018) was a Georgian welterweight freestyle wrestler.[1] [2] He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics and won a bronze medal in 1956. He won the world title in 1954 and 1957, and was a runner-up in 1959.[1]

Balavadze died on July 25, 2018 in Tbilisi from a heart attack at the age of 90.[3]

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