Aiga Grabuste

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Aiga Grabuste
Aiga Grabuste at TNT Fortuna Meeting in Kladno 16June2011 045.jpg
Aiga Grabuste at the 2011 TNT - Fortuna Meeting in Kladno
Personal information
Nationality Latvian
Born (1988-03-24) 24 March 1988 (age 26)
Rēzekne, Latvia[1]
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country  Latvia
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Heptathlon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Heptathlon: 6414 points

Aiga Grabuste (born 24 March 1988, in Rēzekne)[2] is a Latvian track and field athlete competing in heptathlon. She represented her country at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and competed at the World Championships in Athletics in 2007 and 2009. She has set Latvian, Latvian U-23 and Latvian junior records in heptathlon.

Her current personal best performance is 6396 points, which she achieved at the 2009 European Athletics U23 Championships held in Kaunas, where she won the gold medal. Grabuste was also the 2007 European Junior champion in heptathlon.

In the indoor women's pentathlon, she was eighth at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships and tenth at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships. At the TNT - Fortuna Meeting in 2011 she set bests in the 200 metres, long jump and 800 metres events to take third overall with a score of 6252 points.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 9th 5443 14.57-1.68-12.82-25.70-5.80-40.67-2:28.92
2007 European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 1st 5920 14.26-1.69-14.26-25.01-6.32-41.21-2:21.85
World Championships Osaka, Japan 17th 6019 13.84-1.77-13.04-24.98-6.02-45.76-2:19.97
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 19th 6050 13.78-1.77-12.70-24.71-6.36-39.02-2:16.87
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 1st 6396 13.66-1.77-14.56-24.73-6.62-46.11-2:17.74
World Championships Berlin, Germany 13th 6033 13.78-1.71-13.26-25.49-6.40-43.52-2:17.43
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 8th 4013 8.94-1.63-12.33-6.05-2:23.84
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 10th 4342 8.68-1.71-14.18-6.29-2:25.44
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 6325 13.66–1.74–13.52–24.47–6.46–45.85–2:12.90
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 33rd DNF 13.65-1.77-13.52-0.00-0.00-0.00

Personal bests[edit]

Heptathlon[edit]

Event Record Venue Year
100 m hurdles 13.57 s Valmiera, Latvia 2008
High jump 1.77 m Beijing, China 2008
Shot put 14.56 m Kaunas, Lithuania 2009
200 m 24.42 s Kladno, Czech Republic 2011
Long jump 6.65 m Kladno, Czech Republic 2011
Javelin 46.11 m Kaunas, Lithuania 2009
800 m 2:12.90 min Helsinki, Finland 2012
Heptathlon 6396 pts Kaunas, Lithuania 2009

Pentathlon[edit]

Event Record Venue Year
60 m hurdles 8.50 s Tartu, Estonia 2009
High jump 1.79 m Riga, Latvia 2011
Shot put 14.18 m Paris, France 2011
Long jump 6.39 m Kuldīga, Latvia 2009
800 m 2:21.49 min Tallinn, Estonia 2009
Pentathlon 4463 pts Tallinn, Estonia 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aiga Grabuste". SR/Olympics. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Aiga Grabuste. Latvian Olympic Committee. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  3. ^ Procházka, Michal (2011-06-17). Chernova impresses with 6773pts tally in Kladno – IAAF Combined Events Challenge. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.

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