Radēviča at the 2010 European Championships
13 July 1981 |
Krāslava, Soviet Union
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||56 kg (123 lb)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||Long jump: 6.92 m|
Radēviča won the bronze medal in the 2003 European U-23 championship. She has also won two NCAA championships, while competing for the University of Nebraska. In the 2004 Summer Olympics, she was 13th in the triple jump and 20th in the long jump. Radēviča became popular after posing nude for Playboy magazine before the 2004 Summer Olympics. She finished fifth at the 2006 IAAF World Indoor Championships and eighth at the 2007 European Athletics Indoor Championships. By the time 2008 Summer Olympics were held, she was pregnant and missed the competition.
At the 2010 European Championships she won the long jump event with a new Latvian record of 6.92 metres. In 2011 she won the bronze medal in the World Championships in Daegu with a result of 6.76 metres.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics she placed fourth, with Janay DeLoach finishing just one centimeter ahead of her. Afterwards she realised her dream of earning an Olympic medal was not going to happen, and she retired to devote herself to her family, ending her professional career.
|2003||European U23 Championships||Bydgoszcz, Poland||3rd||14.04 m (TJ)|
|3rd||6.70 m (LJ)|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||13th||6.53 m (LJ)|
|20th||14.12 m (TJ)|
|2005||World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||20th||6.34 m|
|2010||European Championships||Barcelona, Spain||1st||6.92 m|
|2011||World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||3rd||6.76 m|
|2012||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||5th||6.55 m|
|2012||Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||4th||6.88 m|
|Long jump||6.92 m||Barcelona, Spain||2010|
|Triple jump||14.12 m||Athens, Greece||2004|
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