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Zurab Aleksandrovich Sakandelidze (Georgian: ზურაბ საკანდელიძე; Russian: Зураб Александрович Саканделидзе; born August 9, 1945 in Kutaisi – January 25, 2004 in Tbilisi) was a Georgian basketball player who won gold with the Soviet basketball team in Basketball at the 1972 Summer Olympics.[1] He played for Dinamo Tbilisi.

Zurab Sakandelidze
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Zurab Sakandelidze during a basketball game
Personal information
BornAugust 9, 1945
Kutaisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
DiedJanuary 25, 2004(2004-01-25) (aged 58)
Tbilisi, Georgia
NationalitySoviet and Georgian
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight179 lb (81 kg)
PositionPoint guard


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Zurab Sakandelidze Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 July 2018.