Laura Asadauskaitė

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Laura Asadauskaitė
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Laura Asadauskaitė in victory ceremony at 2012 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1984-02-28) February 28, 1984 (age 31)
Height 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Country  Lithuania
Sport Modern Pentathlon
Coached by Jevgenij Kliosov, Andrejus Zadneprovskis[1]
Updated on 4 August 2012.

Laura Asadauskaitė-Zadneprovskienė (born February 28, 1984) is a female Lithuanian modern pentathlete who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and achieved an Olympic record score.

In 2009 she married modern pentathlete Andrejus Zadneprovskis, who has been twice an Olympic medallist and twice World Champion. In 2010 she gave birth to a daughter.[2]


  • [1] MSNBC. Laura Asadauskaitė, Modern Pentathlon.
  1. ^ "Penkiakovė: Laura Asadauskaitė, Justinas Kinderis, Gintarė Venčkauskaitė" (in Lithuanian). 15 minučių. 16 June 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pentathlete Laura Asadauskaitė – Lithuania's golden sportswoman". 15 minučių. 20 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
Preceded by
Lithuania Simona Krupeckaitė
Best Lithuanian sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Lithuania Rūta Meilutytė