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Khatuna Lorig


Khatuna Lorig
  • 1992
  • 1996
  • 2000
  • 2008
  • 2012

FacebookTwitterName: Khatuna Lorig
Sport: Archery
Discipline: Recurve
Height: 5’7”
Current Residence:
 Chula Vista, Calif.
College: Physical and Sport Institute

Coaches: Guy Krueger

Olympic Experience:

  • 1992 Olympic Games, represented the Unified Team of the Soviet Union, won bronze
  • 1996 Olympic Games, competed for Georgia
  • 2000 Olympic Games, competed for Georgia
  • 2008 Olympic Games, competed for the United States
  • 2012 Olympic Games, competed for the United States, 4th place individual finish

Career Highlights:

  • 1992 Olympic Games, team bronze
  • 2008 Olympic Games – 5th individual, Closing Ceremony flag bearer for United States
  • 1992, 1996, 2000, 2008, 2012 Olympian
  • 2011 Pan American Games, team silver
  • 2014 Pan American Championships, team gold
  • Multi-time Archery World Cup medalist 
  • United States Archery Team member
  • Multiple USAT Qualifier Series and National event podium placements 

Fun Facts: Khatuna, an accomplished coach in archery, coached actress Jennifer Lawrence for the film The Hunger Games. She was chosen to bear the flag at the Closing Ceremony in the 2008 Games. Khatuna speaks Georgian, Russian, and English, and her favorite television show is Game of Thrones. Khatuna has represented three different nations in the Olympic Games; her son, Levan, is also a competitive recurve archer. Khatuna can quote almost any movie, loves animals and bakes a delicious Georgian baklava. 

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