50-year-old shooter wins Olympic Quota

50-year-old shooter wins Olympic Quota

  
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Nino Salukvadze

The 50-year-old shooting legend Nino Salukvadze clinched an Olympic quota for Georgia after finishing 5th in the women’s 10m air pistol at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing.

After her Olympic debut in 1988 at Seoul, where she won a gold and silver medal, Nino has taken part in every edition of the Games since then.

Nino also won a bronze at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

Four years later, she carried her country’s flag at the opening ceremony in 2012 London Olympics.

At 2016 Rio Olympics, Nino apart from becoming only the second athlete in the world, after German/Italian canoeist Josefa Idem Guerrini, to appear at eight Olympics, also competed alongside her son Tsotne Machavariani in the shooting events.

Nino’s participation at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be a new record.

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