LipartelianiTBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani won silver medal in men’s 90 kg judo at the Rio Olympics. This is the country’s second medal in the games.

Liparteliani defeated Gwak-Dong Han from South Korea in the semi-final, but in the final round, he was defeated by Japan’s Mashu Baker.

From before, the Georgian athlete has won three gold medals in European championships, in the men’s 90 kg category: in 2012, 2014 and 2016.

Earlier in the games, Georgian Lasha Shavdatuashvili won bronze in men’s 73 kg judo.