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Fencer Aptsiauri dies in Tbilisi

17 May 2012 - 1:57pm

50-year old fencer Vladimir Aptsiauri, Champion of the Olympic games in 1988, World Champion in 1982, USSR Champion in 1984, has died in Tbilisi, Georgia Online reports.

Aptsiauri concluded his career as a coach. He was the Chief Coach of Kuwait from 1998 for 8 years. The national team of Kuwait won five Arab championships under his training. He has been the President of the Georgian Fencing Federation.

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