Robert Shavlakadze

1933 - 2020

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Robert Shavlakadze (Georgian: რობერტ შავლაყაძე; Russian: Роберт Михайлович Шавлакадзе, 1 April 1933 – 4 March 2020) was a 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Shavlakadze has received more than 21,859 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Robert Shavlakadze is the 16th most popular athlete (up from 205th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Georgia (up from 88th in 2019) and the most popular Georgian Athlete.

Robert Shavlakadze is most famous for being the first Georgian to win a gold medal in the Olympics.

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Among athletes, Robert Shavlakadze ranks 16 out of 3,055Before him are Carl Lewis, Dana Zátopková, Dick Fosbury, Thomas Burke, Ray Ewry, and Stanisława Walasiewicz. After him are Felix Baumgartner, Usain Bolt, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Hannes Kolehmainen, Iolanda Balaș, and Coroebus of Elis.

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Among people born in 1933, Robert Shavlakadze ranks 71Before him are Edward de Bono, Piero Manzoni, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, David McCallum, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, and Cormac McCarthy. After him are Horst Buchholz, Fouad Mebazaa, Peter Mansfield, Richard R. Ernst, Michel Hidalgo, and Mathieu Kérékou. Among people deceased in 2020, Robert Shavlakadze ranks 77Before him are Bill Withers, Terry Jones, Kelly Preston, Honor Blackman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Vera Lynn. After him are Ken Shimura, James Randi, Carl Reiner, Kim Ki-duk, John Saxon, and Trini Lopez.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Robert Shavlakadze ranks 23 out of 292Before him are Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Giya Kancheli (1935), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), Herbert Backe (1896), and Rusudan of Georgia (1194). After him are Victor Ambartsumian (1908), Nicholas Marr (1864), Nariman Narimanov (1870), Vakhtang I of Iberia (440), Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia (1866), and Murad Bey (1750).

Among ATHLETES In Georgia

Among athletes born in Georgia, Robert Shavlakadze ranks 1After him are Viktor Saneyev (1945), Rafael Chimishkyan (1929), Medea Jugeli (1925), Keto Losaberidze (1949), Nodar Kumaritashvili (1988), Nino Salukvadze (1969), Lasha Talakhadze (1993), Vladimer Aptsiauri (1962), Giorgi Asanidze (1975), and Hanna Melnychenko (1983).