Rompetrol to Support Georgian Weightlifting Federation
 Tbilisi 18:28 - 14.09.15 «GHN»
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KMG International, under the Rompetrol brand, signed a 2-year memorandum of cooperation to support the Georgian Weightlifting Federation and its sportsmen.


“Rompetrol provides constant support to obtain performances and to promote the Georgian sports. Our platform calls for the popularization of fairplay values and healthy lifestyle. For many years, we have supported various types of sports: autosport, successful kick-boxer Giga Chikadze, the very gifted young tennis-player Ana Shanidze, who is expected to win many tournaments for Georgia. At this stage, Rompetrol Georgia supports the weightlifting federation”, said the General Manager of Rompetrol Georgia Constantin Popusoi.


“The Weightlifting Federation has determined significant plans and we hope our cooperation with Rompetrol will be fruitful and efficient. Upcoming year is the olympic year and we are planning to work hard for Gold.This agreement is an additional step forward for development of the Georgian sports in general.The Weightlifting Federation has determined significant plans and we hope our cooperation with Rompetrol will be fruitful and efficient”, said Vicepresident of the Georgian Weightlifting Federation Zurab Boqolishvili.


With the support of Rompetrol On September 10-12 Tbilisi hosted the Georgian weightlifting championship . The tournament held under the guidance of the weightlifting federation president Kakhi Kakhishvili. A total of 80 athletes participated in the tournament. 


As for the championshpic results:

  • 56 weight categories – Zaza Futkaradze (202 kg)
  • 62 weight caregories -  Ramin Shamilashvili (262 kg)
  • 69 weight categories – Goga Chkeidze (285 kg)
  • 77 weight categories – Giorgi Lomtadze (319 kg)
  • 85 weight categories – Dato Kharatishvili  (315 kg)
  • 94 weight categories – Raul Tsirekidze (354 kg)
  • 105 weight categories – Giorgi Chkeidze (360 kg)
  • Heawy weight – Irakli Turmanidze (416 kg)


As to the future plans, the  Federation is actively getting ready for the Huston World Championship and the Rio Olympic Games to obtain as many licenses as possible.


The Georgian Championship in Weightlifting held on September 10 (10:00-19:00 o’clock), on September 11 (10:00 – 18:30 o’clock), on September 12 (10:00-16:30 o’clock) at the sports complex of New Tbilisi. Spectators attended the tournament free of charge.


Rompetrol Group supports Weightlifting Federations in all countries, where the company is present and operates  successfully, company management said.


About Rompetrol Georgia:

Rompetrol Georgia has been present on Georgian market for already 9 years and continues successful development. It represents one of the largest importers in Georgian oil industry which offers customers Euro 5 quality European fuel.


“Rompetrol Georgia” is member of KMG International NV, former The Rompetrol Group NV. The company has changed its name at the beginning of 2014 as part of the process of integration of the activities and transactions with the company KazMunayGas (KMG) - Kazakhstan's national oil and gas operator and the Group’s sole shareholder.

With over 7.000 employees in 12 main markets, KMG International NV is one of the well-established oil companies operating in Romania and an important player in the Black Sea and Mediterranean basins. The company is primarily 

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