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Andrejus Zadneprovskis (born August 31, 1974, in Kaliningrad, Russian SFSR as Андрей Заднепровский, Andrei Zadneprovskiy) is a retired Lithuanian modern pentathlete who won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece[1] as well as bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[2] Zadneprovskis won the Gold medal in the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in the year of 2000 and 2004. He also earned the bronze medal at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships 2006 in Guatemala. In 2010 he retired from sport due to health problems.[3]

Andrejus Zadneprovskis
2008 Olympic Modern pentathlon men - medal ceremony.JPG
Zadneprovskis (right) on the podium with his bronze medal from the 2008 Olympics.
Personal information
BornAugust 31, 1974 (1974-08-31) (age 45)
Kaliningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

In 2009 he married to modern pentathlete Laura Asadauskaitė, who won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. They have daughter who was born in 2010.[4] He also has a daughter with his ex-girlfriend.[5]

In 2012 Zadneprovskis was elected to UIPM executives.[6] In 2014 Zadneprovskis become the president of Lithuanian Padel Tennis Federation.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Andrejus Zadneprovskis of Lithuania grabs silver". ESPN. 26 August 2004. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  2. ^ "Sacksen creates Olympic memories". The Tribune-Democrat. 23 August 2008. Retrieved 20 April 2010.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ http://www.mruni.eu/en/naujienos/detail.php?el=96251&section=2280&year=2010&month=12
  4. ^ "Pentathlete Laura Asadauskaitė – Lithuania's golden sportswoman". 15 minučių. 20 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  5. ^ http://pramogos.delfi.lt/people/mazakalbi-azadneprovski-pavaduoja-artimieji.d?id=18448323
  6. ^ Zadneprovskis išrinktas į Tarptautinės šiuolaikinės penkiakovės federacijos Vykdomąjį komitetą
  7. ^ Š. Marčiulionis iš Ispanijos parsivežė egzotišką sporto šaką, su A. Zadneprovskiu įkūrė federaciją

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