Zviad Gogotchuri

Zviad Gogotchuri (Georgian: ზვიად გოგოჭური, born 30 October 1986) is a visually impaired Georgian Paralympic judoka. He won a gold medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in the 90 kg category. This marked his and Georgia's inaugural Paralympic medal.[1]

Zviad Gogotchuri
Personal information
Full nameZviad Gogotchuri
Born (1986-10-30) 30 October 1986 (age 34)

After arriving to Japan for the 2021 Summer Paralympics, he was arrested for assaulting a security guard at a Tokyo hotel on 16 August 2021.[2]


  1. ^ Paralympic medal tally rio2016.com Retrieved on 19 September 2016
  2. ^ Paralympian from Georgia arrested over assault at Tokyo hotel. Mainichi. 16 August 2021

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