The Chair of the Sports and Youth Issues Committee, Mikheil Kavelashvili met with the President of the Wrestling Federation, Gega (Tamaz) Gegeshidze.
The parties discussed solution ways for confrontation in the Federation. According to M. Kavelashvili, the Federation is soon to convene the enlarged presidium for the wrestlers and athletes.
"The Federation gained the title “Federation of the Year” and has the wrestlers - winners of various tournaments. We shall maintain this tendency and cherish the motive to ensure stable development of the Federation and the athletes. As to this incident, I believe no one cherished any interest in it, though unfortunately it still occurred. We had the sincere discussion of this incident with Zurab Datunashvili and Gega Gegeshidze. They offered the enlarged presidium to be held by the Federation attended by all the people creating the era of wrestling, the veteran and current wrestlers. It is important to solve the problems within the Federation and we shall never forget the achievements we had and prevent oppression of the wrestlers. We shall provide all athletes with the opportunity to get ready for the tournaments”, - he noted.
G. Gegeshidze expressed his regred about the fact and offered Z. Datunashvili to continue wrestling for the license.
“At the meeting, we discussed the current situation and decided to hold the enlarged presidium. As to the fact, I regret the incident and strive to achieve stability. 2019 is the year of the Olympic licenses and the athletes shall continue exercising”, - he noted.