Aurimas Didžbalis

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Aurimas Didžbalis
Aurimas Didžbalis Rio 2016b.jpg
Aurimas Didžbalis at 2016 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Born 13 June 1991 (1991-06-13) (age 25)
Klaipėda, Lithuania
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Sport
Sport Weightlifting

Aurimas Didžbalis (born 13 June 1991) is a Lithuanian weightlifter.[2][3] He competes in the 94 kg class.

In 2012 Didžbalis tested positive in doping test and lost his three medals in 2012 European Championships and spot in 2012 Olympic Games.[4]

In 2014 Didžbalis become the first weightlifter from Lithuania to win a medal in the total at the World Championships. In 2016 Didžbalis became first Lithuanian weightlifter to win medal in Olympic Games. He also won Lithuanian Male sportsperson of the year award.

Results[edit]

Year Event Result
2006 Lithuanian Youth Championships 1
2007 European U17 Championships 11
2008 Lithuanian Junior Championships 1
2008 Lithuanian Championships 2
2008 European Junior Championships 2
2009 European U23 Championships 1
2009 World U23 Championships 10
2010 European U23 Championships 1
2010 World U23 Championships 1
2010 World Championships 8
2011 European Championships 3
2011 Universiade 2
2011 World Championships 10
2014 Lithuanian Championships 1
2014 World Championships 3
2015 European Championships 1
2016 Olympic Games 3
2017 European Championships 3

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Awards
Preceded by
Ramūnas Navardauskas
Lithuanian Sportsman of the Year
2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent