Robertas Žulpa

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Robertas Žulpa
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Born (1960-03-20) 20 March 1960 (age 60)
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union

Robertas Žulpa (born 20 March 1960 in Vilnius) is a former Lithuanian swimmer who competed for the Soviet Union during his professional career.

Žulpa trained at VSS Žalgiris in Vilnius, becoming the Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR in 1980.[1] He won a gold medal in 200 m breaststroke with a time of 2:15.85 at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

In 1988, Žulpa emigrated to Italy where he started to coach swimming to 11-year-old boys. Later, he became ItalianRussian translator for various companies. Žulpa currently spends much of his time in his native Lithuania working as a Lithuanian–Italian translator.