Today members of Georgian children's alpine ski team: Luca Buchukuri, Irakli Argvliani, Mikheil Chartolani, Nikoloz Gagadze, Giorgi Guledani and Levan Nazgaidze with their trainers: Iason Abramashvili and Ibragim Janidze departed to Italy as the children's competition "Pinocchio" will be held on 5-6 April.
The race will be held under the auspices of the international ski federation in the Italian resort Abetone.
We wish our little skiers good luck!
On 26 March, was the FIS snowboard Slopestyle EC race in Sochi (RUS).
25 sportsmen from 8 countries participated in the competition. 8 snowboarders mowed in the final run. One of them was Member of Georgian Snowboard team – Jaba Skhvediani.
Jaba took the fifth place.
We congratulate Jaba for this success!
On February 20 In FIS race held in Bjelasnica (BIH).
Luka Chopikashvili took the third place in Big Air race. 17 years old Georgian freestyler participated in FIS race the first time.
Tomorrow will slopestyle race too.
Luka congratulates you on this success.
Today member of Georgian women team – Nino Tsiklauri with her trainer – Francesco Zancolo will arrive in Are (Sweden).
For Nino this championship will fifth. The FIS Women`s Qualification race will be held on 11 February GS and the slalom will be on 15 February. Nino must enter in top 25 to be participate in main competition.
Members of men`s team: Iason Abramashvili, Alex Beniaidze, Soso Japharidze and Besarion Japaridze will arrive on 10 February in Are. Unfortunately trainer of Georgian Ski Team Walter Hubmann became ill and he can`t go with them. With our boys will go another coach – Vakhtang Tediashvili. The FIS Men`s Qualification race will be held on 14-16 February GS and slalom.
We wish them good luck!
On 14 January in Zagreb FIS alpine Competitions held.
Iason Abramashvili took the third place in slalom. Max Rossum Van (NED) won tha race, Michal Staszowski (CZE) took the second place.
50 sportsmen from 12 countries participated in the competition.
Aleksi Benniaidze, Soso and Besarion Japaridze unfortunately skied out.
Iason congratulates you on this success!
On 2023 FIS freestyle and snowboarding world championship host country is Georgia – Bakuriani. On November 12-15 members of International Ski Federations: SB & FS Coordinator – Joe Fitzgerald, Snowboard RD - Uwe Beirer, Contest Director Park & Pipe - Roberto Moresi, Ski & Snowboard Cross RD - JP Baralo and Technical Experts: Davide Cerato and Yulia Filchagina are in Georgia.
From the Georgian side they are hosting: President of Georgian Ski Federation – Zurab Kostava, Secretary General - Irina Achba, Vice presidedent - Patrick Lang, Director of Georgian Mountain Resorts Company – Tamaz Gamtsemlidze, Freestyle Comitee Manager – Levan Metreveli, Technical Expert – Luka Eloshvili, Manager of Bakuriani Ski Resort –Levan Gegeshidze.
On November 12-13 they were in Bakuriani. They have done technical inspection of the infrastructure for the 2023 World Championship. They checked ,,Didveli,, and ,,Kokhta Gora,, race hills and they marked finish areas.
On November 13 in Tbilisi in the hotel ,,Rooms,, held the meeting.
Today FIS experts will inspect the stadiums: ,,Dinamo,, and ,,Lokomotivi,, and the ,,Republic Square,,. They will discuss about possibility of Big Air competition to be held in Tbilisi.
In the evening FIS experts will meet with Government members.
2021 FIS freestyle and snowboarding world championship will be held in Chine - at Zhangjiakou/Genting. Also 2022 Olympic games will be in Chine.
On 2023 FIS freestyle and snowboarding world championship host country is Georgia – Bakuriani. On November 2 in Georgia were members of China Competitions organizational committee.
President of Georgian ski federation – Zurab Kostava with the guests and members of Ministry of Sports were in Gudauri and in Bakuriani. They looked up the Infrastructure. The Georgian and Chinese sides agreed to work on the technical and organizational activities of the competition.
The 2018-2019 winter season will open soon. In October Alpine skiers are training actively on the European glaciers.
Members of Georgian alpine ski team: Nino Tsiklauri, Iason Abramashvili, aleksi beniaidze and Besarion Japharidze are also in Europe and they are preparing for the winter season.
Nino is training on the Hintertux (Austria) glacier, members of the men`s team are training on Molltaler (Austria) glacier.
We wish them Successful training!
on October 15-17th, Georgia will host the Council of Europe’s 15th Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport.
Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, a Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe; high-rank officials responsible for sport of the Council of Europe; as well as heads of international sport and non-governmental organization are visit Tbilisi for the conference. President of the Georgian Ski Federation - Zurab Kostava is also attending the conference.
It is also noteworthy, that Janica Kostelić, Croatian alpine ski racer - world and Olympic champion will also be visiting Tbilisi. The issue of the conference will focus on two main themes: protecting human rights in sportand fighting corruption in sport. The conference is dedicated to Georgia’s 100th independence anniversary.
Today, members of the Georgian alpine ski children`s team: Nodar Kozanashvili, Irakli Argvliani, Mikheil Chartolani, Kontantine Gotsiridze, Luka Buchukuri, Tsotne Lebanidze, Otar Khvedelize and trainers: Iason Abramashvili and Ibragim Janidze left for Austria.
On the Hintrertux glacier, Georgian alpine skiers will be training for ten days.
We wish our athletes successful training!