David Giorgobiani

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming shortly after being diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease at age 23.

General interest

Nicknames
Dato (tbiliselebi.ge, 17 Aug 2018)
Impairment
At age 23 he was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, which has left him unable to walk. He inherited the condition from his mother. (tbiliselebi.ge, 17 Aug 2018; kvirispalitra.ge, 11 Aug 2018)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In July 2018 he swam across the Tbilisi Sea in Georgia. During the swim he also proposed to his partner Tamar who agreed to marry him. "I wanted to do something to prove to people that anything is possible." (tbiliselebi.ge, 17 Aug 2018; kvirispalitra.ge, 11 Aug 2018)