November 12, 1982 |
Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|World finals||Gold, 2012|
|Olympic finals||Silver, 2008|
|Updated on 2008.|
Gintarė Volungevičiūtė-Scheidt (November 12, 1982) is an Olympic medal-winning dinghy sailor from Lithuania.
Volungevičiūtė competed in the Olympic debut series for the women's single-handed dinghy class, the Laser Radial, during the 2008 Summer Olympics in China. She was the only sailor in the Lithuanian 2008 Olympic team. Volungevičiūtė won the 4th and 5th fleet races in the Olympic Laser Radial series, as well as the medal race, the last (10th), winning the silver medal.
During a test event for the Olympics China held in 2007, Volungevičiūtė met Brazilian sailor Robert Scheidt, a two-time Laser gold medalist - who would also win a medal in 2008, in the Star class. The two started dating, and married in October 2008, with Gintarė taking his surname. The couple lives in Italy with their two children.
Other notable international results
|2016||Laser Radial – Women||Class World Championship||5|
|Laser Radial – Women||Class European Championship||4|
|2015||Laser Radial – Women||Class World Championship||19|
|2014||Laser Radial – Women||ISAF Sailing World Championships||34|
|2012||Laser Radial – Women||Class World Championship||1|
|2011||Laser Radial – Women||ISAF Sailing World Championships||5|
|2010||Laser Radial – Women||Class European Championship||3|
|2010||Laser Radial - All||Lithuanian Championships||1|
|2008||Laser Radial – Women||Class World Championship||4|
|2007||Laser Radial – Women||ISAF Sailing World Championships||21|
|2007||Laser Radial – Women||Class European Championship||4|
|2007||Laser Radial - All||Lithuanian Championships||1|
|2006||Laser Radial – Women||Class European Championship||2|
|2006||Laser Radial - All||Lithuanian Championships||1|
|2005||Laser Radial – Women||Class European Championship||7|
|2005||Laser Radial – Women||Class World Championship||20|
|2005||Laser Radial – Women||Kiel Week||1|
|2005||Laser Radial - All||Lithuanian Championships||1|
|2003||Europe – Women||ISAF Sailing World Championships||60|
|1998||Laser Radial - All||Lithuanian Championships||1|
- "Gintare Volungeviciute, Lithuania, Olympics 2008". Yahoo! Eurosport UK. Retrieved 2008-08-19.
- Ko nepasakė Gintarė Volungevičiūtė
- "Laser Radial - Women - Overall Results". Beijing Olympics 2008. ISAF. Retrieved 2008-08-19.
- (in Portuguese) ROBERT SCHEIDT E SUA BELA GINTARE EM BODA BUCÓLICA
- Robert Scheidt inicia luta pelo 12º título mundial na classe Laser (in Portuguese)
- "Lietuvos vėliavą Rio olimpiados atidaryme neš buriuotoja". lrytas.lt. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
- "Gintare Volengeviciute, Sailor biography". ISAF. Retrieved 2008. Check date values in:
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