Kaisa Pajusalu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kaisa Pajusalu
Personal information
Nationality Estonian
Born (1989-02-19) February 19, 1989 (age 27)
Pärnu, Estonia
Residence Tartu, Estonia
Education Pärnu Ülejõe School
Alma mater Estonian University of Life Sciences
Occupation Rowing coach
Sport
Country Estonia
Sport Women's rowing
Club Pärnu Sõudekeskus Kalev
Team Estonian Rowing Team
Coached by Roman Lutoškin
Matti Killing
Retired 2015

Kaisa Pajusalu (born February 19, 1989, in Pärnu, Estonia) is a former Estonian rower.

Rowing career[edit]

She has won two medals at the Junior World Championship in the double sculls event with Jevgenia Rõndina. In 2009[1] and 2010[2] Pajusalu also won a silver medal at the U23 World Championships in the single sculls event. She is also a three-time World champion[3][4][5] and four-time European champion in indoor rowing and a multiple winner of the ALFA indoor rowing competition.

Achievements[edit]

World Rowing Championships[edit]

  • 2007 – 14th, Double sculls (with Jevgenia Rõndina)
  • 2009 – 11th, Single sculls
  • 2011 – 12th, Single sculls
  • 2014 – 21st, Double sculls (with Mariliis Reinkort)

European Rowing Championships[edit]

  • 2008 – 14th, Single sculls
  • 2009 – 6th, Double sculls (with Sille Vaiksaar)
  • 2010 – 6th, Single sculls
  • 2011 – 7th, Single sculls
  • 2012 – Bronze Med 3.png, Single sculls
  • 2013 – 7th, Single sculls
  • 2014 – 14th, Single sculls

U23 World Rowing Championships[edit]

  • 2006 – 5th, Double sculls (with Jevgenia Rõndina)
  • 2008 – 5th, Single sculls
  • 2009 – Silver Med 2.png, Single sculls
  • 2010 – Silver Med 2.png, Single sculls
  • 2011 – Bronze Med 3.png, Single sculls

Junior World Rowing Championships[edit]

  • 2004 – 7th, Single sculls
  • 2005 – 8th, Single sculls
  • 2006 – Gold Med 1.png, Double sculls (with Jevgenia Rõndina)
  • 2007 – Silver Med 2.png, Double sculls (with Jevgenia Rõndina)

Rowing World Cup[edit]

Personal[edit]

Her older brother Raimo is a former volleyball player who played professionally in Estonia, Austria, Belgium and France. He was a member of the Estonian national team from 2000 to 2014 and represented his country at the 2009 and 2011 European Volleyball Championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Best Times fall during under 23 finals". World Rowing. Retrieved on 2011-03-12.
  2. ^ "A medal spread in under 23 finals". World Rowing. Retrieved on 2011-03-12.
  3. ^ "2009 C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships". C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints. Retrieved on 2009-08-01.
  4. ^ "2011 C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships". C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints. Retrieved on 2011-03-12.
  5. ^ "2012 C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships". C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints. Retrieved on 2012-02-20.

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Liane Pintsaar
Estonian Young sportspersonality of the year
2010
Succeeded by
Grit Šadeiko