Irena Bačiulytė

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Irena Bačiulytė
Soviet women rowing eight EC 1965.jpg
Soviet eight at the 1965 European Championships, Bačiulytė is 3rd from left
Personal information
Born 8 January 1939 (1939-01-08) (age 78)
Kybartai, Lithuania
Sport Rowing

Irena Sonia Bačiulytė (later Vaitkevičienė, born 8 January 1939) is a retired Lithuanian rower who won three European titles in the eights event in 1963, 1965 and 1967; she finished second in 1964 and 1966.[1] In 1962 Bačiulytė graduated from the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences and later worked as a rowing coach in Vilnus. Her husband Ričardas Vaitkevičius was also an international rower and rowing coach.[2]