|Born||February 1, 1969 (age 48)|
Nino Salukvadze (Georgian: ნინო სალუქვაძე) (born February 1, 1969 in Tbilisi) is a female Georgian sports shooter. She is an eight-time Olympian and has won medals on three occasions. At age 19 and competing for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in the women's 25-metre sporting pistol competition and silver in the women's 10-metre air pistol competition. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, competing for Georgia, she added to her tally with a bronze medal, also in the 10-metre air pistol event.
2008 Summer OlympicsEdit
Georgia and Russia were at war when Salukvadze competed in the women's 10-metre air pistol competition of the 2008 Summer Olympics with Russian shooter Natalia Paderina. After Salukvadze won the bronze and Paderina the silver, they shared a kiss on the podium and called on the two governments to end the war.
|Event||25 meter pistol||10 meter air pistol|
|1988 Seoul||1st (591+99)||2nd (390+97.9)|
|1992 Barcelona||5th (583+93)||10th (380)|
|1996 Atlanta||7th (586+91.6)||5th (385+99.0)|
|2000 Sydney||11th (579)||25th (376)|
|2004 Athens||8th (580+98.3)||10th (382)|
|2008 Beijing||16th (580)||3rd (386+101.4)|
|2012 London||15th (581)||33rd (376)|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||6th (584+14)||34th (377)|
|Current world records held in 25 metre pistol|
|Junior Women||Individual||593||Nino Salukvadze (URS)||July 13, 1989||Zagreb (YUG)|
- "Olympic shooters hug as their countries do battle", CNN, August 10, 2008
- "Nino Salukvadze". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Nino Salukvadze at the International Shooting Sport Federation
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