|Full name||Algimantas Ionovich Šalna|
12 September 1959 |
Vidiškės, Utena County,
|Medals||1 (1 gold)|
|Teams||3 (1982, 1983, 1985)|
|Medals||2 (2 gold)|
Šalna won gold medals in World Championships as a relayist in 1983 and 1985. As a member of the Soviet relay team, he won a Gold Medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics – he was the first Lithuanian-born athlete to win a medal in the Winter Olympics. As an individual he placed fifth in its 10-kilometer competition. He moved to the U.S. in 1991 and coached the U.S. Olympic biathlon teams of 1994, 1998, 2002, and 2006.
1 medal (1 gold)
2 medals (2 gold)
- *During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
- **Team was added as an event in 1989.
4 victories (1 In, 3 Sp)
(1 In, 2 Sp)
|11 February 1983||Antholz-Anterselva||10 km sprint||Biathlon World Cup|
|4 March 1983||Lahti||10 km sprint||Biathlon World Cup|
|5 March 1983||Lahti||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
|7 January 1984||Falun||10 km sprint||Biathlon World Cup|
- *Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.
- "Search results". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
- Algis SHALNA (USA) at the International Biathlon Union
- Algimantas SHALNA (LTU) at the International Biathlon Union
- "Algimantas Šalna". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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