Dejan Georgievski facts for kids
|Native name||Дејан Георгиевски|
|Born||8 May 1999
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
|Event(s)||Heavyweight (+87 kg)|
Dejan Georgievski (Macedonian: Дејан Георгиевски; born 8 May 1999) is a Macedonian professional taekwondo practitioner who represents North Macedonia internationally in the World Taekwondo Tournaments in the men's heavyweight (+87 kg) class. He is an Olympic silver medalist in the men's +80 kg event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
In 2018 Georgievski won the silver medal in the men's +80 kg taekwondo competition at the XVIIIth Mediterranean Games.
Besides the Mediterranean Games, he won numerous medals in international competitions including the European Olympic Qualification Tournament, the President's Cup, the Sofia Open, the Turkish Open, the Greece Open, Galeb Belgrade Trophy (Serbia Open), the Slovenia Open and more.
Georgievski is currently ranked 25th in the World Taekwondo heavyweight (+87 kg) rankings and 39th in the +80 kg Olympic weight class.
2020 Summer Olympics
Georgievski qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics in the men's +80 kg by beating 2016 Olympic champion Radik Isayev of Azerbaijan 13-6 at the European Olympic Qualification Tournament in Sofia. At the Olympics in Tokyo, Georgievski won reigning world champion Rafael Alba of Cuba 11-8 in the round of 16 and captured the silver medal by beating two-time Asian champion In Kyo-don of South Korea 12-6 in the semifinals.
|2019||WTE Multi European Games||Sofia||G-1|
|European Clubs Championships||Thessaloniki||G-1|
|WTE Multi European Games||Plovdiv||G-1|
|2017||European Olympic Weight Category Championships||Sofia||G-1|
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