Edita Pučinskaitė

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Edita Pučinskaitė
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Pučinskaitė awaiting the start of the Elkhorn Resort Circuit Race (stage 5 of the 1999 Women's Challenge stage race.
Personal information
Full name Edita Pučinskaitė
Born (1975-11-25) November 25, 1975 (age 41)
Naujoji Akmenė, Lithuanian SSR
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1999 Acca Due O
2000–2001 Alfa Lum
2002 Figurella
2003–2004 SC Michela Fanini Record Box
2005–2006 Nobili Rubinetterie-Menikini Cogeas
2007–2008 Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung
2009 Cmax Dilà
2010 Gauss Rdz Ormu

Edita Pučinskaitė (born November 27, 1975 in Naujoji Akmenė) is a Lithuanian racing cyclist. For many years, she was one of the top competitors in women's road racing with a victory in the World Road Race Championships in 1999 and several high finishes in major tours, world championships and the UCI points listings.

Palmarès[edit]

1994
Etoile Vosgienne – 1st overall; 1 stage win
1995
UCI Road World Championships Road Race – 3rd place (Bronze Medal)
GP Kanton Zurich – stage win
Women's Challenge – stage win
1996
GP Presov – 1st overall; 1 stage win
Giro di Sicilia – 2nd place
1997
Giro d'Italia Femminile- 3rd place
Liberty Classic – 1st place
1998
UCI Women's Road World Cup points standings – 5th place
Jersey yellow.svg Grande Boucle - - 1st overall; 3 stage wins
Trophee International (World Cup) – 4th place
Thuringen Rundfahrt - - 1st overall; 1 stage win
Giro d'Italia Femminile (2.9.1) – 4th place
Montreal (Can) World Cup – 4th place
Sydney (Aus) World Cup – 5th place
1999
UCI Women's Road World Cup points standings – 4th place
UCI Road World Championships Road Race – 1st place (Gold Medal)
UCI Road World Championships Time Trial – 3rd place (Bronze Medal)
La Flèche Wallonne Féminine (World Cup) – 2nd place
Giro della Toscana – 1st overall; 3 stage wins
Grande Boucle (cat 1) – 3rd overall; 1 stage win
Giro d'Italia Femminile (cat. 1) – 4th place
Thüringen-Rundfahrt – 5th place
2000
Grande Boucle (cat. 1) – 2nd overall; 2 stage wins
Giro d'Italia Femminile (cat. 1) – 4th overall; 2 stage wins
2001
UCI Women's Road World Cup points standings – 6th place
UCI Road World Championships Road Race – 2nd place (Silver Medal)
GP Suisse Féminin (World Cup) – 3rd place
La Flèche Wallonne Féminine (World Cup) – 4th place
Giro della Toscana (2.9.1) – 4th place
Giro d'Italia Femminile (2.9.1) – 3rd place GC
Trophée d'or Féminin (2.9.2) – 1st overall; 2 stage wins
Tour de l'Aude (2.9.1) – 5th overall; 1 stage win
Vuelta Internacional a Majorca (2.9.1) – 2nd place
2002
UCI Women's Road World Cup points standings – 12th place
Grande Boucle Féminine (cat. 1) – 4th place, 1 stage victory
Giro d'Italia Femminile (cat. 1) – 4th place
Emakumeen Bira (cat. 1) – 1st place, 1 stage victory
Tour de l'Aude (cat. 1) – 3rd place, 1 stage victory
Trophée Féminin Méditerranéen (cat 1) – 3rd place
2003
UCI Women's Road World Cup points standings – 5th place
Amstel Gold (World Cup) – 3rd place
La Flèche Wallonne Féminine (World Cup) – 4th place
Giro della Toscana (cat. 1) – stage win
Giro d'Italia Femminile (cat. 1) – 2nd place
Giro del Trentino (cat. 1) – 4th place
Grande Boucle (cat. 1) – 5th place
Emakumeen Bira (cat. 1) – 5th place
2004
UCI Women's Road World Cup points standings – 5th place
GP de Plouay (World Cup) – 1st place
Giro della Toscana (cat. 1) – 3rd overall; 1 stage win
Trophee d'Or (cat. 2) – 1st overall; 1 stage win
Olympic Games Road Race – 9th place
Olympic Games Time Trial – 10th place
Giro d'Italia Femminile (cat. 1) – 1 stage win
Giro del Trentino (cat. 1) – 4th overall
Thuringen-Rundfahrt (cat. 1) – 5th overall
Emakumeen Bira (cat. 1) – 6th overall
Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (cat. 1) – 6th overall
La Flèche Wallonne Féminine (World Cup) – 3rd place
2005
UCI Women's Road World Cup points standings – 5th place
Vuelta el Salvador (cat. 1) – 1st overall; 3 stage wins
Tour Sud Rhone Alpes (cat. 1) – 1st overall; 1 stage win
Tour de Berne (cat. 1) – 1st place
GP de Plouay World Cup – 2nd place
Trophee d'Or (cat. 2) – 3rd overall
Giro d'Italia Femminile (cat. 1) – 3rd overall
Thuringen-Rundfahrt (cat. 1) – 4th overall; 1 stage win
Giro del Trentino (cat. 1) – 6th overall; 1 stage win
2006
 Lithuania National Time Trial Champion
Jersey pink.svg Giro d'Italia Femminile – 1st overall, stage 10 win
2007
Tour de Berne (World Cup) – 1st place
Giro del Trentino Alto Adige – Südtirol (2.1W) – Stage 1 win
Jersey pink.svg Giro d'Italia Femminile – 1st overall, prologue and stage 3 win

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Awards
Preceded by
Lithuania Diana Žiliūtė
Best Lithuanian sportsman of the Year
1999
Succeeded by
Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna