Victoria Zhilinskayte

Victoria Yuryevna Zhilinskayte (Russian: Виктория Юрьевна Жилинскайте, Lithuanian: Viktorija Žilinskaitė; born 6 March 1989) is a Russian handball player for CSKA Moscow and the Russian national handball team.[1]

Victoria Zhilinskaite
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Personal information
Full name Victoria Yuryevna Zhilinskayte
Born (1989-03-06) 6 March 1989 (age 31)
Uray, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Russian
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club CSKA Moscow
Number 20
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Russia 125 (181)

At the 2009 World Women's Handball Championship she reached the final and won the gold medal with the Russian team, defeating France.[2] She competed at the 2011 World Women's Handball Championship in Brazil,[3] where the Russian team placed 6th.

She is of Lithuanian descent.[4] Her twin sister, Yana Zhilinskayte, is also a handball player.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 European Championship Roster" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  2. ^ "XIX Women's World Championship 2009, China, Gold Medal Match. FRA 22-25 RUS" (PDF). International Handball Federation. 20 December 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2010.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "XX Women's World Championship 2011; Brasil – Team Roster Russia" (PDF). International Handball Federation. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  4. ^ Augustis, Mindaugas (18 August 2016). "Lietuvio palikuonė kala olimpinį medalį Rusijai". delfi.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 19 August 2016.

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