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    Gogishvili, Gennadi (GEO)
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    Date Competition Style Age Group Weight Class Country Rank
    2007-02-24 World Cup Greco-Roman Seniors 74.0 GEO 6.
    2001-07-02 European Championship Greco-Roman Cadets 76.0 GEO 1.


    Why would a Georgian family name their son with a Russian name?

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    Big what are you tring to say??? all that names, Mamulashvili, Vasili, Kakhabrishvili, Arsen, Abramishvili, Zaur are real georgian names, there are many people in Georgia with these names. Davidov is armenian name, this guy is armenian from Georgia.

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    Why would a Georgian family name their son with a Russian name?
    Obviously you are ignorant in things outside the field of your interests ("eating").
    The name is a Greek one - Gennadios.

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    I just think many non-Ceorgians born in Georgia changed their names to sound more Georgian. Not hard to do. Add shvili or idze to your name and that's it.

    For example Gatsalov-Gatishvili. Dudaev-Dudashvili, Murtazaliev-Murtalidze and so on.

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    Gennadi might have origin in Greece but I bet there are many more Gennadiis in Russia than in Greece or Georgia.

    Vladimir and Vasili are also prominent Russian names. No real Georgian would name his children with those names.

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    Can anybody confirm whether 'Mussulbes' is a Georgian name?

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    Mussulbes is Ossetian.

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    appearently the internet isnt always right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big View Post
    Some countries such as Turkey, Greece and Georgia prefer their wrestlers to change their names to seem like they come from those countries even though they were born and grew up in Russia. Adem Bereket also wrestled for Turkey and lost to Slay. He was from Russia and I doubt Bereket was his real name. Another one is Emzarios Betinidis wrestling for Greece. He is actually Georgian and probably was Emzari Betinidze.

    Another one is Ketoev's brother who represented Georgia last year at Europeans and his name was changed to Ketushili.
    There was also a Bulgarian in the 80s Angel Sirakov who then competed for Turkey and changed his name to Behcet Selimoglu. He may have been an ethnic Turk and that was his original name and the Bulgarian Federation changed his name to sound more Bulgarian. akzent?

    I know the famous weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu, an ethnic Turk, was born Naim Suleimanov in Bulgaria and changed his name to Suleymanoglu after getting Turkish citizenship.

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