Tadas Šuškevičius

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Tadas Šuškevičius
Personal information
Born (1985-05-22) May 22, 1985 (age 32)
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country  Lithuania
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 50km Race Walk

Tadas Šuškevičius (born 22 May 1985 in Vilnius) is a race-walker who competes internationally for Lithuania.

He finished 32nd in the 50 km walk at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and 45th at the 2012 Olympics. He also competed at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics reaching 17th place and setting a then personal record. Since then he has also competed at the 2011, 2013 and 2015 World Championships.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Lithuania
2004 World Race Walking Cup Naumburg, Germany 23rd 10 km 44:52
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 14th 20 km 1:32:42
2006 World Race Walking Cup La Coruña, Spain 60th 20 km 1:28:05
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 20 km DQ
2008 World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 60th 20 km 1:26:05
Olympic Games Beijing, China 32nd 50 km 4:02:45
2009 European Race Walking Cup Metz, France 20 km DNF
World Championships Berlin, Germany 17th 50 km 3:54:29 (PB)
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 9th 50 km 3:52:31 (PB)
2011 European Race Walking Cup Olhão, Portugal 20 km DQ
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 50 km DQ
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 42nd 50 km 4:06:29
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 45th 50 km 4:08:16
2013 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 44th 20 km 1:32:19
World Championships Moscow, Russia 38th 50 km 4:01:29
2014 European Championships Zurich, Switzerland 17th 50 km 3:52:39
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 22nd 50 km 3:56:27

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Year Place
10 km walk 41:43 2004 Alytus, Lithuania
20 km walk 1:23:29 2008 Eskilstuna, Sweden
50 km walk 3:51:58 2014 Dudince, Slovakia

References[edit]