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]

Valters Kaminskis and Anita Liepina, European Rogaining Champions 2012 in Mixed Open category

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.


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


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Anita Liepiņa Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. 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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