Jan 12, 2021
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Olympic judo champion David Khakhaleishvili dies at 49

The Russian Judo Federation announced the death of athlete David Khakhaleishvili, who won Olympic gold in 1992 as part of the united judo team at the Barcelona Games.

David Khakhaleishvili was 49 years old. What caused his death was not specified.

Hahaleishivili started his sports career as a judoka. He won the European Championship three times, and also won two silver and two bronze medals at the world championships as part of the Soviet and Georgian national teams. Then he performed as a sambist and twice won the world championships in this capacity.

Earlier today it became known about the death of 83-year-old Russian psychiatrist and forensic expert Mikhail Vinogradov. In recent years, he was engaged in the preparation of psychological portraits of criminals and maniacs and was an expert on the “Battle of Psychics” program.

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