Georgian music stars died at age 59

Here are 1 famous musicians from Georgia died at 59:

Shota Chochishvili

Shota Chochishvili (July 10, 1950 Georgia-August 27, 2009) also known as Shota Chochoshvili was a Georgian personality.

Shota Chochishvili was a renowned Georgian athlete, who was best known for winning a gold medal in Judo at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. He also became the Judo heavyweight world champion twice in 1971 and 1975. Chochishvili was regarded as one of the greatest Judo players of all time and remains an inspiration to many aspiring athletes in Georgia and beyond. After retiring from professional sports, he became a coach and mentored several young Judokas who went on to achieve great success in the sport. Chochishvili's legacy continues to live on long after his passing, as he remains a symbol of hard work, dedication, and perseverance in his home country of Georgia.

He died caused by leukemia.

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