Edvinas Krungolcas

Edvinas Krungolcas (born 21 January 1973) is a retired Lithuanian modern pentathlete who won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

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Krungolcas (left) on the podium with his silver medal from the 2008 Olympics.
Medal record
Men's modern pentathlon
Representing  Lithuania
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Individual
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Guatemala Individual
Gold medal – first place 2006 Guatemala Team
Gold medal – first place 2009 London Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Chengdu Team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Mexico City Individual
Silver medal – second place 1999 Budapest Team
Silver medal – second place 2001 Millfield Team
Silver medal – second place 2002 San Francisco Individual
Silver medal – second place 2008 Budapest Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2002 San Francisco Team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Ústí nad Labem Individual
Gold medal – first place 2004 Albena Individual
Gold medal – first place 2005 Montepulciano Individual
Gold medal – first place 2009 Leipzig Team
Silver medal – second place 2001 Sofia Individual
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Uppsala Individual
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Debrecen Team

On 21 January 2013 Krungolcas announced the end of his pentathlete career.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Asta Žukaitė (21 January 2013). "40-metį švenčiantis Edvinas Krungolcas baigia sportininko karjerą, bet sieks trenerio: „Neatsisakyčiau pasiūlymo dirbti Venesueloje"" [Edwin Krungolc, who is celebrating the 40th anniversary, completes the athlete's career, but will seek to become a coach: "I would not quit the offer to work in Venezuela"] (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 15 March 2018.

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Awards
Preceded by
  Ramūnas Šiškauskas
Best Lithuanian sportsman of the Year
2008
Succeeded by
  Simona Krupeckaitė