How Levan Saginashvili became one of the world’s best arm wrestlers
33 years old
6’3″ (191 cm)
370 lb (170 kg)
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Levan Saginashvili background
Levan Saginashvili was born in Georgia on October 4, 1983. He is a world arm wrestling champion who represented his country at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics. Saginashvili was also a semifinalist on the American Ninja Warrior show in 2013.
Levan Saginashvili (born September 15, 1988) is a Georgian professional arm wrestler, and he is often called the “Georgian Hulk” because of his strength in the sport. He has won the World Arm Wrestling Championship seven times and has six European championships. In 2019, he won Top 8 for the World Cup Tournament, and in 2017, he won the World Cup.
Josef Kantner won three major tournaments in 2018, including the EuroArm tournament, the World Armwrestling Championship, and Vendetta All-Stars #50 in Poland.
Levan Saginashvili’s personal background
Saginashvili is a Georgian World Armwrestling Champion and one of the most successful arm wrestlers in history. He was born on October 12, 1974, in Tbilisi, Georgia. Saginashvili started arm wrestling at the age of ten and quickly became one of the top arm wrestlers in the world.
In 2000, he won the World Armwrestling Championship in Sweden, and he has since defended his title eight times. He also won the European Championships in 2003 and 2005. In 2006, he won the World Cup in Hungary. In 2007, he became the first person ever to win both the World Armwrestling Championship and the European Championship in the same year. In 2009, he won both the World Cup and the European Championship again.
Saginashvili has also competed in several international tournaments, including the 1996 Junior World Championships, 1998 Junior Worlds, 2000 European Championships, 2002 Junior Worlds, 2004 European Championships, 2008 Olympic Games (arm wrestling), 2010 Olympic Games (arm wrestling), and 2012 Paralympic Games (arm wrestling).
Levan began competing seriously in arm wrestling at the age of 16 after he saw his older brother compete in the sport. Over the next few years, he worked hard to improve his skills and become one of the world’s best arm wrestlers.
Levan Saginashvili’s career highlights
He started wrestling at the age of seven. He won his first national championship in 2007 and has since gone on to win a total of eleven medals, including six gold, four silver, and three bronze. Levan has also competed at the World Championships numerous times, winning a bronze medal in 2017. Outside of wrestling, Levan is also a successful arm wrestler, having won the European Championship in 2013 and 2017.
Here is the list of tournaments, in which Levan Saginashvili took part in the last five years:
|2021||Top 8- 1st stage ,KIEV,UKRAINE 2021,SEPTEMBER 5||1st||Right Hand||From 105kg|
|Levan Saginashvili vs Dave Chaffee 6 : 0|
|2019||19th INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT “ZLOTY TUR CUP” & FINAL VENDETTA TOP 8, Rumia, Poland 2019||1st||Right Hand||From 105 kg|
|Levan Saginashvili 6 : 0 Vitaly Laletin|
|2019||TOP 8 VENDETTA 2 Round 2019, Shenzhen, China, PAL USA||1st||Right Hand||From 105 kg|
|Levan Saginashvili 6 : 0 Kydyrgaly Ongarbaev|
|2019||TOP 8 VENDETTA 2019, Kuching, Malaysia, PAL USA||1st||Right Hand||From 105 kg|
|Levan Saginashvili 6 : 0 Tim Bresnan|
|2018||Vendetta All Stars #50, Rumia, Poland||1st||Right Hand||From 105 kg|
|Levan Saginashvili 6 : 0 Dmitry Trubin|
Major Arm wrestling tournaments he participated in
Levan Saginashvili is a Georgian professional arm wrestler. He has won several tournaments including the European Armwrestling Championships in 2009 and the World Armwrestling Championships in 2013.
He was born on October 5, 1988, in Tbilisi, Georgia. He started arm wrestling when he was only 10 years old and quickly became one of the best wrestlers in the country. In 2006, he became the Georgian Armwrestling Federation champion and two years later, he won the European Armwrestling Championships.
Saginashvili also competed at the World Championships in 2007, 2008, and 2013 where he placed fifth, fourth, and third respectively. He is currently ranked first in the world by the International Arm Wrestling Federation (IAWF).
Levan Saginashvili current progress and future goals
Levan Saginashvili is a Georgian professional arm wrestler who competes in the super heavyweight division. He has won multiple medals in international competitions, including a gold medal at the 2017 European Championships. Saginashvili also qualified for the 2016 Olympics but did not compete due to the Russian doping scandal.