Alvydas Duonėla

Alvydas Duonėla (born 27 June 1976 in Skuodas) is a Lithuanian sprint canoer. He won seven medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-2 200 m: 2001, 2002, 2003), two silvers (K-2 200 m: 2005, K-2 500 m: 2001), and two bronzes (K-2 500 m: 2003, 2005).

Alvydas Duonėla
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Poznań K-2 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2002 Seville K-2 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Gainesville K-2 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2001 Poznań K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Zagreb K-2 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Gainesville K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Zagreb K-2 500 m
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 Poznań K-1 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2004 Poznań K-2 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2004 Poznań K-1 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2004 Poznań K-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2006 Račice K-2 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2008 Milan K-2 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Milan K-2 500 m

Duonėla also competed in three Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of seventh twice (K-1 500 m: 2000, K-2 500 m: 2004).

Duonėla is 190 cm / 6'3 tall and weighs 89 kg / 196 lbs. He is a member of the Žalgiris Canoe Club in Vilnius. He lists his interests as music and rallying.

ReferencesEdit

  • "ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on January 5, 2010. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  • "ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Alvydas Duonėla". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.