World runner-up last August, winner of the Masters last December, the Georgian fighter begins his year with a bronze medal at the Paris Grand Slam. Varlam Liparteliani brilliantly continues his adaptation in his « new » weight category, the -100 kg one. His ultimate goal this year ? To be on top for the Baku World Championships next September to finally win gold, after four World podiums.
By Ludovic Mauchien