Georgia men's national water polo team

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Georgia
AssociationGeorgian Aquatic Sports Federation
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Revaz Chomakhidze
Asst coachTamaz Kutivadze
Gela Tukvadze
Captain Zurab Rurua
FINA codeGEO
European Championship
Appearances4 (first in 2014 )
Best result12th (2014)

The Georgia men's national water polo team represents Georgia in international men's water polo competitions. The team participated at the 2014 European Championship.

Contents

Results

European Championships

YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGAGD
1992–2012Did not qualify
Flag of Hungary.svg 2014 Group stage12th70074593−48
Flag of Serbia.svg 2016 Group stage14th71065595−40
Flag of Spain.svg 2018 Group stage13th52034052−12
Flag of Hungary.svg 2020 Playoffs for QF10th62045871−13
TotalQualified: 4/14255020198311−113

World League

YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGAGD
2002–2015Did not compete
2016 European Preliminay round600657100−43
2017 European Preliminay round40043860−22
2018 Did not compete
TotalParticipated: 2/15
Qualified for the Super Final: 0/2
10001095160−65

Europa Cup

YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGAGD
2018 Preliminay round40131942−23
TotalQualified for the Super Final: 0/140131942−23

Team

Current squad

Roster for the 2020 Men's European Water Polo Championship. [1]

Head coach: Revaz Chomakhidze

NoNamePos.L/RDate of birthHeightWeightCapsClub
1 Nikoloz Shubladze GKR27 December 1993 (age 26)1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)95 kg (209 lb)68 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
2 Beka Kavtaradze DFR9 July 1990 (age 29)1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)102 kg (225 lb)78 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
3 Damir Tsrepulia WL16 January 1984 (age 36)1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)93 kg (205 lb)42 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
4 Revaz Imnaishvili WR9 August 1997 (age 22)1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)96 kg (212 lb)40 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
5 Andria Bitadze CFR17 May 1997 (age 22)2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)115 kg (254 lb)30 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
6 Marko Jelaca DFR15 December 1982 (age 37)2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)105 kg (231 lb)98 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
7 Khvicha Jakhaia DFR16 September 1996 (age 23)1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)103 kg (227 lb)78 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
8 Mikheil Baghaturia WR9 May 1987 (age 32)1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)85 kg (187 lb)120 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
9 Zurab Rurua (C)FPR8 June 1987 (age 32)1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)87 kg (192 lb)138 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
10 Giorgi Magrakvelidze FPR21 January 1998 (age 22)1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)90 kg (200 lb)63 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
11 Fabio Baraldi CFR21 March 1990 (age 29)2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)115 kg (254 lb) Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
12 Boris Vapenski WL9 October 1990 (age 29)1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)103 kg (227 lb)1 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi
13 Irakli Razmadze GKR4 April 1997 (age 22)1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)95 kg (209 lb)59 Flag of Georgia.svg Dinamo Tbilisi

Notable players

Naturalized players

Damir Crepulja (now Tsrepulia) (MNE), Marko Elez (CRO), Marino Franičević (CRO), Marko Jelača (CRO), Ivan Strujić (CRO)

Statistics

National teamTotal
PldWDL
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan 11
Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus 5311
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China 22
Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia 321
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic 11
Flag of Finland.svg Finland 11
Flag of France.svg France 11
Flag of Germany.svg Germany 11
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 44
Flag of Greece.svg Greece 20155
Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary 743
Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland 11
Flag of Israel.svg Israel 33
Flag of Italy.svg Italy 22
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan 11
Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania 11
Flag of Malta.svg Malta 422
Flag of Montenegro.svg Montenegro 11
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 514
Flag of Poland.svg Poland 541
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 22
Flag of Romania.svg Romania 10118
Flag of Russia.svg Russia 44
Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia 5113
Flag of Spain.svg Spain 11
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 33
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey 734
Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine 541
Total (28)8636446

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References

  1. "2020 European Championships roster" (PDF). wp2020budapest.microplustiming.com. p. 4. Retrieved 14 January 2020.