Welcome to Bloody Fingers 101 is the seventh episode of The Amazing Race 28.


Route Markers

The order of departure from the Temple of Garni are as follows:

  1. Brodie & Kurt
  2. Burnie & Ashley
  3. Zach & Rachel
  4. Dana & Matt
  5. Scott & Blair
  6. Tyler & Korey
  7. Sheri & Cole

Since the previous leg was a no-rest leg, teams immediately departed from the Pit Stop to continue racing.

Teams must travel by train to Tbilisi, Georgia. Upon arrival, teams must travel by taxi to the St. George Statue to find their next clue.

Teams must travel by taxi to Narikala. Once there, teams must take the gondola to the Jvari Monastery to find their next clue.

Choice A: Clean
Teams must clean a large, underground clay pot used for the fermentation of grapes to turn into wine. Once the pot is satisfactorily clean, teams will receive their next clue.

Dana & Matt, Sheri & Cole, and Tyler & Korey chose this task.

Choice B: String
Teams must properly make 5 strings of churchkhela, made from stringing twenty nuts, and dipping them into a glaze of wine, sugar, and flour. Once complete, teams will receive their next clue. Only four stations are available at a time.

Brodie & Kurt, Burnie & Ashley, Scott & Blair, and Zach & Rachel chose this task.

Teams travel by taxi to Rustaveli Theater to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to learn, then perform a difficult, fast-paced ballet dance. Once the dance is performed tto the satisfaction of the ballet troupe's leader, teams will receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel to The Bridge of Peace to check in.

For coming in first place, Zach & Rachel won a trip for two the Turks and Caicos Islands, provided by Travelocity.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forwardϵ Used the Express Pass User of the first Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the first Double U-Turn slot • User of the second Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the second Double U-Turn slot
S28 ZachRachel
 1st place 
Zach & Rachel
S28 BurnieAshley
 2nd place 
Burnie & Ashley
Dating Gamers
S28 BrodieKurt
 3rd place 
Brodie & Kurt
Pro Frisbee Players
S28 DanaMatt
 4th place 
Dana & Matt
Engaged Choreographers
S28 SheriCole
 5th place 
Sheri & Cole
S28 TylerKorey
 6th place 
Tyler & Korey
Best Friends
S28 ScottBlair
 7th place 
Scott & Blair


  • This marks the first time The Amazing Race visits the country of Georgia.
  • This episode's title was said by Brodie, referring to the bloodshed caused by the String Detour.


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