Vladimir Khinchegashvili named best athlete of Georgia
World Champion 2015 Vladimir Khinchegashvili was named the best athlete of 2015 in Georgia. The awards ceremony, organized by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia, was held in the new Palace of Sports.
Zviad Pataridze was named the best young athlete, the best para-athletes are fencer Irma Khetsuriani and judoka Zviad Gogochuri.
Temur Kazarashvili became the best referee of the year, the Weightlifting Federation became the best sports federation. The women's chess team was recognized as the best team and the president of the Judo Federation David Kevkhishvili was named the manager of the year. The best athlete of the year is the archer Khatuna Narimanidze and the best coach of the year is Nugzar Skhireli.
The female youth judo team became the discovery of the year. VTB Bank received the status of business company of the year. Doctor Zurab Kahabrishvili was awarded for his contribution to sports medicine, Georgia Online reports.