Saulius Kleiza

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Saulius Kleiza (born April 2, 1964 in Kaunas) is a retired shot putter and discus thrower from Lithuania, who competed for his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996. His personal best in the shot put event is 20.91 metres, thrown on 13 May 1987 in Leselidze.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Lithuania
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th 18.80 m
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 13th 18.41 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 13th 18.99 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 30th 18.21 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 11th 18.25 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 20th (q) 18.57 m
1999 World Championships Sevilla, Spain 10th 19.01 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 28th 18.59 m