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17.07.2004
Player Profile: Viktor Sanikidze, Georgia

Lots of NBA scouts have paid a visit to the U18 European Championship in Zaragoza to follow the future stars of the basketball world and possible future draft picks. For some of the young players the presence of the scout is stressful, for other it provides a bigger motivation. Only one player was free of worries and didn’t have to think about the NBA draft – Viktor Sanikidze of Georgia.

17.07.2004
Classification Games: Georgia 80 Latvia 71

Georgia’s 2nd win of the tournament saved them from last place. In the 11th-12th place game it was Latvia who suffered the loss, despite another big performance from Edgars Jeromanovs who finished with 29 points and 9 rebounds.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Nodar Bekauri 1.98 26.02.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 5Giorgi Gamqrelidze 1.83 04.02.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 6George Khurtsia 2.04 28.12.1987 Sukhumi (GEO)  
 7Besik Lezhava SG 1.92 21.02.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 8George Tsintsadze PG 1.92 07.02.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 9Irakli Sakvarelidze 2.00 27.05.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
10Rezo Didia PF 2.03 26.12.1987 Samtredia (GEO)  
11Manuchar Markoishvili SF 1.96 17.11.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
12Tato Janezashvili 2.02 03.07.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
13Viktor Sanikidze SF 2.03 01.04.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
14Revaz Atanelishvili 2.07 19.07.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
15David Giorgobiani 1.95 01.01.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Tamaz Okruashvili
Assistant Coach: David Ustiashvili

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16.07.2004
Qualification Games: Georgia 61 Lithuania 96

The first match of the 9-12 games had only one team on the court. Lithuanian national teams are used to play for the top 8, but despite the obvious disappointment, they gave a good hustle against Georgia, and as a result the game was decided early in the 2nd half. They didn’t stop for one second, and continued to take everything out on Georgia.

06.04.2004
2004 European Championship for U18 Men Field Set
Following the conclusion of the Challenge Round, the 12 teams qualified for the 2004 European Championship for U18 Men are now finalised.
Croatia: Markoishvili and Belinelli - Best Players of the Tournament06.04.2004
Georgia Wins for Third Time in Tight Finish05.04.2004
Italy Open Group C with Victory02.04.2004

Team

Georgia
Georgia
Georgia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Markoishvili17.9
RTV. Sanikidze9.8
ASG. Tsintsadze4.6
STG. Tsintsadze3.1
BSV. Sanikidze1.0

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

09.07.2004vs FRA[L] 64-107
10.07.2004vs ITA[L] 83-90
11.07.2004vs LAT[W] 77-75
13.07.2004vs RUS[L] 65-94
14.07.2004vs SCG[L] 64-101
16.07.2004vs LTU[L] 61-96
17.07.2004vs LAT[W] 80-71

ADMINISTRATION

Office

Address: Chavchavadze Ave. 49a,, 0162 Tbilisi, GEO
Tel.: +995 (32) 223 53 84
Fax: +995 (32) 229 28 90
Email: basket@gol.ge
Web: www.gbf.ge

Staff

President: Mikheil Gabrichidze
Secretary General: George Kartvelishvili