Virgilijus Alekna

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Birthday
13, 1972
Birthplace
Lithuania
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Lithuania

About

Decorated Lithuanian discus thrower who earned Olympic gold medals at the 2000 and 2004 Summer games.

Before Fame

He made his major competitive debut with a 17th place finish at the 1999 European Championships.

Trivia

He made history by winning the Lithuanian Sportsman of the Year award for the fourth time in 2006.

Family Life

He has two sons, Martynas and Mykolas, with retired long jumper Kristina Sablovskyte-Alekniene.

Associated With

He is a winner of the Lithuanian Sportsperson of the Year award, which Ruta Meilutyte also won in 2012.

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