Anita Liepiņa

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Anita Liepiņa (born 17 November 1967) is a former Latvian race walker and long-distance runner. Since 2002 she has also practised rogaining.

Her career highlights as a race walker include participation at the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics.[1]

At the 5th World Rogaining Championships in Lesná, Czech Republic in 2002 she won a gold medal and the title of the World Rogaining Champion in Mixed Open category in team with Guntars Mankus and Raimonds Lapinš.[2] At 6th World Rogaining Championships in Arizona, United States in 2004 the same team won a bronze medal in Mixed Open category. At 7th World Rogaining Championships in Warrumbungles, Australia in 2006 they regained the title of the World Rogaining Champion in Mixed Open category.[3] At 9th World Rogaining Championships in Cheviot, New Zealand in 2010 she won a bronze medal in Mixed Open category in team with Valters Kaminskis.

She is married to Modris Liepiņš.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Latvia
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 27th 10 km race walk 45:12
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 8th 10 km race walk 45:00.56
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 37th 20 km race walk 1:39:17
2002 Riga Marathon Riga, Latvia 1st Marathon 3:12:16
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 45th 20 km race walk 1:39:54
2006 Riga Marathon Riga, Latvia 1st Half Marathon 1:33:43
2007 Valmiera Marathon Valmiera, Latvia 1st Marathon 3:10:19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Anita Liepiņa Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  2. ^ "WRC2002 Lesna, Czech Republic 26-27 July 2002". International Rogaining Federation.
  3. ^ "WRC2006 results". International Rogaining Federation.

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