Agnė Sereikaitė

Agnė Sereikaitė (born 19 October 1994 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian short track speed skater.[1]

Agnė Sereikaitė
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Sereikaitė competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Personal information
BornOctober 19, 1994 (1994-10-19) (age 26)
Vilnius, Lithuania

In 2014 Winter Olympics Sereikaitė participated in all three individual events and become first ever Lithuanian short track skater to qualify for the Olympics.[2] She finished 24th at 500 metre distance, got penalized at 1000 metre distance and reached semifinals of 1500 metre event, where she end up breaking her personal record by almost 5 seconds and finishing 16th overall.[3] She was selected to be Lithuanian flag bearer at Olympic closing ceremony.[4]

In October 2018 Sreikaitė announced about her retirement from competitive sport.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sochi 2014 Profile
  2. ^ "Šis sezonas - geriausias A.Sereikaitės karjeroje". Archived from the original on 2014-02-24. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  3. ^ "Sėkmingiausiai iš lietuvių Sočyje pasirodžiusi Agnė Sereikaitė: "Aš jau buvau laiminga, kad patekau į pusfinalį"". Archived from the original on 2014-02-27. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  4. ^ Sočio olimpiados uždaryme Lietuvos vėliavą neš A. Sereikaitė
  5. ^ Nelengvas sprendimas: sportinę karjerą baigė olimpine viltimi laikyta čiuožėja