Laima Balaišytė

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Laima Balaišytė (Amelin)
Laima Balaishite-Amelina.jpg
Balaišytė-Amelina in 1971
Personal information
Nationality Lithuania
Born (1948-01-03) January 3, 1948 (age 71)
Vilnius
Spouse(s)Anatoly Amelin

Laima Balaišytė (married name Laima Amelin; born January 3, 1948) is a female former international table tennis player from Lithuania.

Table tennis career[edit]

She won a silver medal at the 1967 World Table Tennis Championships in the Corbillon Cup (women's team event) with Svetlana Grinberg, Signe Paisjärv and Zoja Rudnova for the Soviet Union.[1][2][3]

Two years later she won the gold medal at the 1969 World Table Tennis Championships in the Corbillon Cup (women's team event) with Grinberg, Rudnova and Rita Pogosova for the Soviet Union.[4][5]

She was the Soviet Union National Champion in 1962 and 1964.

Personal life[edit]

She married fellow table tennis international Anatoly Amelin.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123.
  2. ^ "Corbillon Cup results". tischtennis-infos.de.
  3. ^ "1967 Corbillon Cup results" (PDF). Table Tennis England.
  4. ^ Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN 0-316-72645-1.
  5. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.