Otar Korkia during basketball game
|Born|| May 10, 1923|
|Died|| March 15, 2005 81) (aged|
|Listed height||1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Listed weight||93 kg (205 lb)|
|1958–1962||Soviet Union U20|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach:
Otar Korkia (Georgian: ოთარ ქორქია, Russian : Отар Михайлович Коркия; May 10, 1923 in Kutaisi – March 15, 2005 in Tbilisi) was a Georgian professional basketball player and coach.
Korkia trained at Dynamo in Tbilisi.He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.
Korkia was a member of the senior Soviet Union national basketball team, which won the silver medal at the 1952 Summer Olympic Games. He played in seven games.
Korkia was the head coach of Dinamo Tbilisi, when the club won the European Champions Cup (EuroLeague) in 1962.