Fitness Influencer Giorgi “Tzane” Janelidze Dies at 23 After Falling Into Ravine

Fitness Influencer Giorgi "Tzane" janelidze at 23 After Falling Into Ravine
Image: Giorgi Janelidze / Instagram

23-year-old Giorgi “Tzane” Janelidze, who rose to fame with his social media handle, died on Thursday, January 13, after accidentally falling into a ravine; he was shooting social media content.

According to a media source, the social media influencer was born in Georgia but was brought up in Greece. His travel partner, who used to accompany him, confirmed his death and also posted a tribute note on Instagram.

Tzane is no longer with us. He left us yesterday afternoon during the trip we made to Italy. Please pray with us for his soul to rest in peace,

A post on his social media read.

On February 23, he shared his last post on his Instagram handle, wherein he was seen flaunting his new gym equipment; in the video, he collaborated with another social media influencer, Dream Greek.

“Just bought some new gear from @the_gear_up. She needed a refresh. “Giorgi Janelidze wrote on his social media post.

How Did Giorgi Janelidze Die?

On Thursday, January 13, the unfortunate incident took place when the fitness and social media influencer went to Roghudi, Vecchio; it is an old village surrounded by mountains which was abandoned in the 1970s amid the catastrophic flood. During his visit, he accidentally slipped into a ravine while he was shooting a video on a balcony with no guardrail.

Although firefighters immediately rushed to the spot, the rescue was of no use. Owing to the ravine’s depth, a helicopter was assigned to rescue his body. Upon founding, his body was submitted to the police of Salice Janiche’s town.

Who Was Giorgi “Tzane” Janelidze?

Giorgi Tzane Janelidze was born in the year 2000 (age 23 years; at the time of death) in Georgia and was raised in Greece. With more than 105K followers on Instagram, he shared content related to fitness and lifestyle. 

The fitness enthusiast leaves behind his parents and girlfriend, Elina Margariti, who wrote on her Instagram story,

The most beautiful person inside and out, the biggest adventure I’ve ever had with someone. With my man, my whole life. Many dreams, a home together, through our difficulties, through our joys, and we made it, us against all odds. So unfair, so early. I love you so much. We will meet again. My Tzitsi.

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