Remigijus Lupeikis

Remigijus Lupeikis (born 22 September 1968) is a Lithuanian former track and road racing cyclist.[1] Initially competing for the Soviet Union prior to its breakup, he had a long career riding for Lithuania, which included competing in both road and track events at the 1996 Summer Olympics, and in the road race at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Remigijus Lupeikis
Personal information
Full nameRemigijus Lupeikis
Born (1968-09-22) September 22, 1968 (age 52)
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Discipline
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Professional teams
1992Postobón–Manzana–Ryalcao
1995Recer–Boavista
1996–1997U.S. Postal Service
2000–2002Mróz–Supradyn Witaminy
Medal record
Representing  Lithuania
Men's track cycling
World Championships
Silver medal – second place Bogotá 1995 Points Race

Born in Klaipėda, Lupeikis was never selected to race in the Tour de France, but he did compete at the Vuelta a España in 1992 and 1997 as well as the Giro d'Italia in 1992. He won the Tour de Berlin in 1994. In 1995 he won a silver medal in the Men's points race at the 1995 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Colombia. He won Lithuanian Sportsman of the Year that same year. He won the Tour d'Egypte in 2000. Also in 2000, he was Lithuanian champion in the individual time trial. He retired from cycling in 2002, after becoming Lithuanian champion in the road race.

Major resultsEdit

1991
1st Stage 1 Clásico RCN
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Colombia
1992
Tour du Poitou-Charentes
1st Stages 4 & 5
10th Overall Vuelta a Murcia
1993
Tour de Pologne
1st Prologue & Stages 1, 2 & 8
2nd Overall Mi-Août en Bretagne
1994
1st Tour de Berlin
2nd Overall Ronde van Midden-Nederland
3rd Overall Teleflex Tour
1st Stage 4
1995
1st Stage 2 Volta ao Algarve
2000
1st Overall Tour d'Egypte
1st Stages 2 & 7
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Overall Course de la Solidarité Olympique
1st Stage 4
2001
1st Stage 7 Tour of Slovenia
3rd Overall Szlakiem Grodów Piastowskich
3rd Overall Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 12 (TTT)
2002
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
2nd Time trial
1st Stage 8 Peace Race
1st Stage 4 Tour de Pologne
2nd Overall Szlakiem Grodów Piastowskich
6th GP Herning

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
  Giro d'Italia 93
  Tour de France Did not contest during his career
  Vuelta a España DNF 124
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Remigijus Lupeikis Sports Reference profile. Accessed: 30 December 2012

External linksEdit

Awards
Preceded by
  Raimundas Mažuolis
Lithuanian Sportsperson of the Year
1995
Succeeded by
  Arvydas Sabonis