Levan Saginashvili may not be a name a whole lot of arm wrestling fanatics around the world have heard of often instances as compared to the main faces in the sport, however, the professional arm wrestler from Georgia is one of the most formidable when it comes to the table.
The towering 6 ft three-inch, one hundred seventy kg weighing Levan is nicknamed the “Georgian Hulk”, fitting for his stature and the mindset he brings to the table. The 32-year-vintage has an inhuman arm length, with a wrist length over thirteen inches that makes the wrists of different arm wrestlers appear to like kids.
Being one of the pinnacle pullers in the European arm wrestling circuit, Levan is a seven instances World Arm wrestling champion (WAF), six instances European arm wrestling champion, the 2017 World Cup champion in addition to the Top eight 2019 winner. Levan stays in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, and is under construction with Professional Armwrestling League (PAL).
Height, Weight, Arm size
Height: 6 feet 3 inches/191 cm
Weight: 370 lbs/170 kg
Forearm: 19.5 inch/49.5 cm
Biceps: 22.8 inch/58 cm
Career, record, and titles
Levan never looked back after his first podium ended. Thus, Pushkar commenced the 2013 Georgian National Arm-wrestling Championship with a bang. He secured the top finish in both classes.
Levan came second in the Left-Hand Senior Men from the 100kg group. Also, he secured third in the Right-Hand Senior Men from the 100kg group. Yet, he wasn’t satisfied. His rival, Genadi Kivikvinia, finished pinnacle in each bracket.
Then, he took part in the 35 World Arm-wrestling Championships 2013 (WAF). It was being held in Gdynia, Poland. Unfortunately, Levan had a shaky overall performance in his first major international events.
Consequently, he ruled the national and international events in 2014.
Accordingly, he gained the 2014 Georgian National Arm-wrestling Championship. In addition, he secured gold in both the hand classes in Senior Men from the 110kg group.
However, he was determined to first participate in EURO ARMS: European Arm-wrestling Championships.
Likewise, he persevered in the same shape in the 36 World Championships 2014. Levan gained the gold medal in both the hand classes for Senior Men from 110kg. It was a dream come real for Levan as he beat his closest rivals.
Levan had an awesome 2014 as he gained the entirety the game could throw at him. Thus, his largest precedence was persevering with the same shape in 2015 too.
Consequently, Levan produced an excellent overall performance at the 37 World Arm-wrestling Championships 2015. The event has been held in Asia for a protracted time. In front of the Asian crowd, he finished top in both the hand classes.
Firstly, Levan secured second in the right-hand class for the Senior Men from the 110kg group. Also, he misplaced first place to Genadi Kivikvinia.
But, he redeemed himself by placing first in the left-hand class for the Senior Men from the 110kg group.
Levan believed that the most difficult part of being on the pinnacle was to stay on the top. Thus, notwithstanding the results, he kept working on himself.
Yet, Levan was concerned about his right arm. He didn’t experience assured in competition with expert opponents.
As a result, Levan finished 5th in the right-hand class at the 39 World Championships 2017. However, he cruised to a gold medal in the left-hand class for Senior Men from the 110kg group.
Similarly, Levan finished 2017 with first place in major sports. Furthermore, he secured Gold in XIV Professional World Cup and 17 Zloty Tur 2017. Thus, Levan finished 2017 sturdy with momentum for 2018.
Levan used this momentum to finish command 2018. He finished first in both hand classes in both European and World Championships. In addition, he had overwhelmed Genadi Kivikvinia second year in a row.
Devan ruled the aggressive scene for nearly a decade. Thus, he commenced that specialization in tougher events after 2018. One of them was called “Vendetta All-Stars #50.” This event occurred in Poland from November 17-18.
Devan had focused on his right arm after his 5th position in the World Championships 2017. Therefore, he determined to check his capabilities in the right arm class. Levan easily swept the exceptional six series. He defeated Dmitry Trubin with a tie of 6-zero to secure the Gold medal.
“The Vendetta” event for 2019 was greater difficult than the previous yr. It featured 8 exceptional gamers in every class. But unfortunately, Levan was determined to maintain his streak in the right-hand bracket.
Devan gained the 19th International Tournament “Zloty Tur Cup” on his way to “Final Vendetta.” Accordingly, he concluded Final Vendetta with a 6-zero win over Vitaliy Laletin.