|Date of Birth||27 February 1989|
|Birthplace||Lentekhi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Current World Ranking||World No.1 (-100kg)|
|Sport/Event(s)||Men’s Judo (-100kg category)|
|Major Achievements||2016 Rio Olympics Silver medalist, World No.1 in 2018|
Varlam Liparteliani is one of the best Judokas to have come from Georgia. The 2016 Rio Olympics Silver Medalist will be looking forward to striking it rich at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He will be gunning for a gold medal this time. The Georgian reached world no.1 status in September 2018. Although he has not been able to keep up his number one spot until now, he surely is a massive threat in the Men’s Judo (-100kg category).
Here is everything you need to about the Georgian Judo sensation Varlam Liparteliani.
Varlam Liparteliani Bio
Varlam Liparteliani was born on the 27th of February, 1989. His birthplace was a small town in Georgia called Lentekhi which was a part of the Soviet Union back then. Right when was 11 years old, Liparteliani began training Judo. The Georgian cites Japanese legend Kosei Inoue and countryman Zurab Zviadauri as his inspirations.
Varlam Liparteliani career achievements
Varlam Liparteliani kick-started his Judo career with a bronze medal at the European Cadet Championships in 2006, Miskolc. He competed in the -81kg category then. He then followed it up with three gold medals at the European Championships and World Championships – 2 at the European Championships and 1 in the World.
He has taken part in a number of IJF Grand Prixes, and has won 5 gold medals, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals. Most of them were in the -90kg category. At the IJF Grand Slam events, he has won 5 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 6 bronze medals. His most recent win was a bronze medal in Paris, 2018.
Liparteliani has 3 gold medals and 2 bronze medals at the IJF World Masters. The Georgian has had a brilliant showing in the European Championships as well. Having made his debut in 2011, he has 3 gold, 6 silver and one bronze medals, with his most recent win in 2019, Minsk.
Liparteliani hasn’t struck gold at the world championships or the Olympics. He has 3 silver medals and 3 bronze ones at the World Championships and was placed second at the Rio Olympics 2016, which bagged him a silver medal.
Varlam Liparteliani Net Worth
Varlam Liparteliani’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. Thanks to his incredibly long and successful judo career. He is one of the top earners in the sport as well. Details about his endorsements and sponsorships are not known.
Varlam Liparteliani Coach
Varlam Liparteliani is coached by former Georgian Judoka, Giorgi Baindurashvili. Baindurashvili has stuck with Liparteliani for quite a while and has seen him rise as a top Judo artist. Besides this, he is also coached by Irakli Cirekidze who is the coach of the Georgian national team. He was appointed after the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Varlam Liparteliani family and personal life
Not many details are known about Varlam Liparteliani’s family. However, it is believed that Liparteliani’s parents were supportive of his decision to become a Judoka after they saw sheer passion in the eyes of their young child.
Varlam Liparteliani is married to Giuli Chkuaseli. The couple have three sons and reside in Georgia.
Q. What is Varlam Liparteliani net worth?
Varlam Liparteliani’s net worth is around $1 million.
Q. Where was Varlam Liparteliani born?
Varlam Liparteliani was born in Lentekhi, Georgian SSR.
Q. When was Varlam Liparteliani born?
Varlam Liparteliani was born on the 27th of February in 1989.
Q. Is Varlam Liparteliani married?
Yes, Varlam Liparteliani is married. He is married to Giuli Chkuaseli.
Q. Does Varlam Liparteliani have kids?
Yes, Varlam Liparteliani has three sons.