Athlete


That’s how everything started...
Full Name: George Kobaladze
Born: May 24, 1976 (Tskhinvali, Georgia)
Sport: Weightlifting
Category: +105kg
Level: Excellence
Height: 1.86m
Weight: 140 kg
Coach: Gilles Poirier
Club: Géants de Montréal
Education: Bachelor in Physical Education, major in Weightlifting (Tbilisi Institute)

Achievements and Titles

Six-time Canadian Champion (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
Five-time Canada’s Best Male Lifter (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009)
Bronze – 2010 Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India
Bronze - 2011 Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico
Silver – 2012 Pan American Championships, Antigua, Guatemala
Silver – 2013 Pan American Championships, Isla Margarita, Venezuela


Personal Bests - Canadian Records

Snatch - 175 kg (2014)
Clean-and-jerk - 227 kg (2014)
Total – 402 kg (2014)


World Championships Appearances

2009 IWF World Championships: Goyang, South Korea – lifted 378kg (14th)
2010 IWF World Championships: Antalya, Turkey – lifted 377kg (19th)
2011 IWF World Championships: Paris, France – lifted 389kg (19th)
2013 IWF World Championships: Wroclaw, Poland – lifted 397kg (11th)


National Events


Event Location

Total

Ranking

March 31, 2007 Classique Haltérophile Québecoise Sherbrooke, QC

 312kg

1

May 20, 2007 Canadian Senior Championships St-Thomas, ON

 335kg

2

October 27, 2007 69th-Quebec Senior Championships Huntington, QC

 337kg

1

December 15, 2007 Qualification Québécoise Montréal, QC

 351kg

1

May 18, 2008 Canadian Senior Championships, La Prairie , QC

 359kg

1

October 25, 2008 70th Quebec Senior Championships, Dolbeau, QC

 369kg

1

March 28, 2009 Classique Haltérophile Québecoise, La Prairie, QC

 376kg

1

May 17, 2009 Canadian Senior Championships, Kelowna, BC

 365kg

1

December 19, 2009 Qualification Québécoise, St-Hyacinthe, QC

 375kg

1

May 23, 2010 Canadian Senior Championships, St-Hyacinthe, QC

 375kg

1

May 23, 2011 Canadian Senior Championships, Scarborough, ON

 373kg

1

Mars 26, 2011, Classique Haltérophile Québecoise, Lachute, QC

 392kg

1

Mars 31, 2012 Classique Haltérophile Québecoise, Lachute, QC

 390kg

1

June 3, 2012 Canadian Senior Championships, La Prairie, QC

 392kg

1

October 27, 2012 Quebec Senior Championships Huntingdon, QC

388kg

1

March 23, 2013 Classique Haltérophile Québecoise La Prairie, QC

380kg

1

May 19, 2013 Canadian Senior Championships Edmonton, AB

400kg

1

March 29, 2014 Classique Haltérophile Québecoise La Prairie, QC

395kg

1

May 18, 2014 Canadian Senior Championships Saskatoon, SK

402

1