Georgian National Olympic Committee is celebrating its 30th anniversary.The memorial board is being placed at Chess Palace in Vere Park to honor of this festive event.
The main events have taken place at Georgian National Olympic Committee where the presentation of four-volume edition of Olympic Encyclopedia was held.
The Georgian National Olympic Committee (GNOC) was created on October 6, 1989 in Tbilisi Chess Palace.
The first President of the Committee was Nona Gaprindashvili, chess grandmaster, pentachampion; Vice-presidents were Victor Sanayev, Tengiz Gachechiladze and Paata Natsvlishvili; Secretary General - Davit Kintsurashvili.
The members of Executive Board of GNOC were: Nodar Gugushvili, Vazha Kacharava, Davit Kupreishvili, Davit Sulakvelidze, Ivane Kipiani, Avtandil Tsabidze, Nikoloz Tskhakaia, and Zurab Tsereteli.
It was the first organization that declared independence from that of the Soviet Union and made decision to join the International Organization as an independent member.