Lina Grinčikaitė in 2013 IAAF World Championships in Athletics
3 May 1987 |
|Sport||Track and field|
|Achievements and titles|
|Olympic finals||2008: SF, 2012:SF|
Grinčikaitė represented Lithuania at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 100 metres sprint and placed third in her first round heat after Chandra Sturrup and Kelly-Ann Baptiste in a time of 11.43 seconds. She qualified for the second round, in which she improved her time to 11.33 seconds and placed second after Torri Edwards. With 11.50 seconds she placed sixth in her semi final race, which meant she was eliminated.
After finishing seventh at the 2009 European Athletics Indoor Championships, Grinčikaitė took the gold medal in the 100 m at the 2009 Summer Universiade, scoring a new personal best of 11.31 seconds in the process. She competed at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships, but was eliminated in the semi-finals of the women's 60 metres.
|60 metres||7.27||Paris, France||5 March 2011|
|100 metres||11.19||London, United Kingdom||3 August 2012|
|200 metres||23.33||Leiria, Portugal||22 June 2009|
- All information taken from IAAF profile.
- Athlete biography: Lina Grincikaite, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 28, 2008
- van Kuijen, Hans (2009-07-09). Gold for Serbian junior Spanovic in Long Jump – World University Games Day 2. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-07-23.
- Did not show in the semifinal.
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