Airinė Palšytė

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Airinė Palšytė (born 13 July 1992 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian high jumper. Official A. Palšytė's fan page in Facebook.

Born on 13 July 1992 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Mother Daiva, father Aurimas and also has two years younger brother Dominykas.

1998 started learning in Simono Stanevičiaus High School (Vilnius).

2006 she entered Žemyna's gymnasium (Vilnius).

In 2010 she finished gymnasium and started studying in Vilnius University, Faculty of Communications (Business information management).

She finished fourth at the 2009 World Youth Championships and competed at the 2010 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final.[1]

Her personal best jump is 1.96 metres, achieved in August 2011 in Shenzhen.[1]

In 2010 Lithuanian Athletics Championships she reached 1.78 metres high and won competition.

Summary[edit]

High jump World Championships finalist 2013

High jump Olympic finalist 2012

High jump World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2010

High jump European U23 Championships Silver Medallist 2013

High jump European Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2011

High jump World University Games Silver Medallist 2011

High jump 4th at World Youth Championships 2009

7 National Titles

Progression[edit]

Outdoor

2006 1.71 Vilnius 4 Jul

2008 1.80 1 Vilnius 19 Jun

2009 1.83 2 Vilnius Ch Vilnius 29 Jun

2010 1.92 NJR 2 ETC-1 Budapest 20 Jun

2011 1.96 NR NUR NJR 2 WUG Shenzhen 21 Aug

2012 1.95 1 NC Kaunas 7 Jul

2013 1.95 1 NC Šiauliai 27 Jul

Indoor

2008 1.70i 2 NC Kaunas 8 Feb

2009 1.85i 1 Club Ch Vilnius 31 Jan

2010 1.92i 1 Club Ch Vilnius 30 Jan

2011 1.90i 1 Vlnius Ch Vilnius 13 Jan

2012 1.92i 9=q WC Istanbul 9 Mar

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Lithuania
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 19th (q) 1.74 m
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 4th 1.82 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 16th (q) 1.85 m
World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 2nd 1.89 m
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 2nd 1.96 m (=NR)
European Indoor Championships Paris, France 19th (q) 1.85 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 9th (q) 1.92 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 1.89 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 11th 1.89 m
2013 European U23 Championship Tampere, Finland 2nd 1.92 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 12th 1.89 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 10th (q) 1.92 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Airinė Palšytė profile at IAAF