|Lasha Talakhadze star was opened in Kutaisi|
|Saturday, 10 September 2016 01:20|
Welcoming ceremony for Lasha Talakhadze, olympic champion and record-holder in weightlifting was held in Kutaisi. Ceremony was organized by the Governor of Imereti. Lasha Talakhadze won a gold medal in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He set a new world record in the over 105-kilogram weightlifting division with 473 total kilos. He lifted 215 kilos on the snatch and 258 kilos on the clean and jerk.
Givi Chichinadze, the Governor of Imereti, Paata Nadiradze, the First Deputy Governor, Joseph Khakhaleishvili, the Vice-Governor, Leri Khabelovi, the head of the Olympic Committee and the representatives of the local government attended that ceremony. The administration of Imereti Governor, Kutaisi City Hall and different organizations gave gifts to the Olympic Champion.