Games & medals
|#2||Gymnastics||Team Portable Apparatus|
Medeya DZUGELI biography
Georgian Medeya Jugeli won a team all-around gold and team portable apparatus silver at the 1952, while finishing fourth on her favorite discipline, vault, and ninth in both the individual all-around and on the uneven bars. Domestically Jugeli won Soviet vault titles in 1945, 1947, and 1951-55, and a rings title in 1953. After finishing her sporting career in 1955, Jugeli worked as a gymnastics coach in Georgia. From 1962-65 she was head coach of the Georgian SSR gymnastics team and from 1965-70 served as coach of the Soviet national women’s team. Jugeli later was an international gymnastics referee and from 1991-2005 was Vice-President of the Georgian Gymnastics Federation.