Youth Clubs Olympic Games – Borjomi 2006-Borjomi 2014


This May the city of Borjomi hosted the Youth Olympic Games – Borjomi 2006-Borjomi 2014. During the event, 20 school-based youth clubs from all over Georgia took part in football, volleyball, basketball, table tennis and chess tournaments.</p> <p>The event consisted of three components scheduled over two days. Preliminary games were launched on Saturday and the final matches and closing and awards ceremony took place on Sunday, May 21 at the Borjomi Central Sports ground. During their speechs, Gamgebeli of the Borjomi Region, Gia Talakhadze and Georgian MP Nodar Grigalashvili stressed the importance of such events outside Tbilisi. At the ceremony the winners of the competitions were given awards by Georgian Olympic Champions Giorgi Asanidze and Zurab Zviadauri, and Georgian MP Nodar Grigalashvili. Sunday’s activities also included friendly matches between youth clubs, journalists, organizers, and guests. This initiative has further encouraged the facilitation of informal relationships between these different groups.</p> <p>The winners of the events were:</p> <p>Volley Ball 1st Marneruli Public School #2 2nd Tbilisi Public School #151 3rd Zestaponi Public School #5</p> <p>Football 1st Rustavi Public School # 12 2nd Borjomi Public School #6 3rd Batumi Public School #12</p> <p>Basketball 1st Tkibuli Public School #6 2nd Khashuri Public School #2 3rd Kutaisi Public School #42 Chess Malkhaze Chkhartishvili from Tbilisi Public School #180, Odisharia Beka and Tatia Tkebuchava from Senaki Public School #2 , Dzindzibadze Petre and Tatia Kobakhidze from Chiatura Non-governmental Multi-profile School-Liceum and Maka Tkabladze from Kutaisi Public School #12.</p> <p>Table Tennis Arsenidze Tinatin, Gamkrelidze Badri from Tkibuli Public School #6, Ana Ghlonti from Kobuleti Public School #6, Khatia Gunashvili from Ratevani Public School (Bolnisi), Melkuashvili Levan and Okromelidze Lekso from Borjomi Public School #6.