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Georgian Ski Federation

About Us

In Georgia, skiing as a sport dates back to the early 20th century. Since Georgia used to be a part of the Soviet Union, the Georgian athletes competed in international tournaments within the Soviet teams and were a big success.

Mr. Koba Tsakadze, a distinguished Georgian ski jumper took the ninth place in the Squaw Valley (Cal.) (1960) and Sapporo (Japan) Olympics (1972). He competed in four Olympic Games (1956, 1960, 1964, 1972).

Georgian Ski Federation (former Georgian Snow Sport Federation) was formed in 1991 after Georgia became an independent country. In 1992 it has become a full member of International Ski Federation (FIS). We practice and develop Alpine Skiing, Ski Jumping, Snowboard and Free Style Skiing.

Since 1994, the Georgian skiers have been regularly competing on international level. The first Alpine Ski athletes representing Georgia in the Olympics were Ms. Sophio Akhmeteli, Mr. Zurab Jijishvili (14 place in the Nagano Olympics of 1998), Mr. Levan Abramishvili and Ski Jumper Mr. Kakha Tsakadze.

Over the past 7 years Georgia’s key telecommunication company “Silknet” has been the general sponsor of the Georgian Ski Federation.

During every winter season the Georgian Ski Federation supported by the Ministry of Sports and the general sponsor “Silknet” organizes the National Championships in Snowboard and Free Style, as well as 7 races of Georgian National Cup in Alpine Skiing. The tournaments take place in four main ski resorts of Georgia: Bakuriani, Gudauri, Mestia and Goderdzi. About 60 skiers compete in each tournament.

It has been five years now that the World Snow Day has been celebrated in Georgia, namely in the ski resorts of Gudauri and Bakuriani. 


Georgian Ski Federation

49a Chavchavadze Avenue,

0162 Tbilisi, Georgia

Tel: +995 32 225 35 81

Fax: +995 32 225 35 84