Jacobashvili was a member of the Israeli boxing team at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, competing in the middleweight division (165 pounds). In his first-round bout, Aharon was defeated by Sven Ottke of West Germany on a 5-0 decision (Ottke later became a world champion as a professional). It was Jacobashvili's only fight of the Olympics.
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New York Times, September 20, 1988