Ieva Januškevičiūtė

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Ieva Januškevičiūtė
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Personal information
CitizenshipLithuanian
BornSeptember 22, 1994 (1994-09-22) (age 24)
Vilnius, Lithuania
EducationPhysiotherapy
Alma materLithuanian Sports University
OccupationAthlete, Student
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb) [1]
Sport
CountryLithuania
SportAlpine Skiing
ClubKalnų Ereliai
Kronplatz Racing Centre
Coached byFrancesco Zancolo [2]

Ieva Januškevičiūtė (born 22 September 1994) is a Lithuanian alpine skier.[3]

Biography[edit]

In 2012 at the age of 18 she broke Lithuanian national records of women's alpine skiing FIS points.[4]

In 2013, she competed at FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013: 81st in giant slalom, did not finish in slalom.

In 2014 Januškevičiūtė was selected to represent Lithuania in 2014 Winter Olympic Games.[5] She attracted a lot of local media attention as being the first Lithuanian female alpine skier that qualified for the Olympics.[6]

In 2014 Winter Olympics she participated in two events. Januškevičiūtė finished 71st at the first run of giant slalom, but did not finish the second one.[7] During the slalom one of her skies detached and she could not finish the course.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ieva Januškevičiūtė" (in Lithuanian). National Olympic Committee of Lithuania. Retrieved 13 Feb 2018.
  2. ^ "Athlete Profile - Ieva Januskeviciute". olympic.org. Retrieved 13 Feb 2018.
  3. ^ FIS profile
  4. ^ "Kalnų slidininkės Ievos Januškevičiūtės svajonė – olimpiada" (in Lithuanian). 15min. 2012-12-28. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  5. ^ Sočio žaidynėse akredituoti 9 mūsų sportininkai
  6. ^ „Kalnų ereliukė“ iš Liepkalnio dėl olimpiados paaukojo universitetą
  7. ^ "Ieva Januškevičiūtė Sočyje – slalomo milžino pirmame nusileidime aplenkė 18 varžovių, tačiau antrajame nugriuvo" (in Lithuanian). 15min. 2014-02-18. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
  8. ^ "Tikslo nepasiekusi I. Januškevičiūtė plūdo ašaromis: klaidos aš nepadariau" (in Lithuanian). Delfi. 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2014-02-22.