Athlete Profile

Virgilijus Alekna

  • COUNTRY Lithuania Lithuania
  • DATE OF BIRTH 13 FEB 1972
Virgilijus Alekna of Lithuania competes in the Men's Discus Throw qualification on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 (Getty Images)
Virgilijus Alekna of Lithuania competes in the Men's Discus Throw qualification on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY Lithuania Lithuania
  • DATE OF BIRTH 13 FEB 1972
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 19.99 Potchefstroom 07 FEB 1997
Discus Throw 73.88 Kaunas 03 AUG 2000
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 18.90 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 07 MAR 1997
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
Shot Put Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1997 19.99 Potchefstroom 07 FEB
Discus Throw Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 65.76 Halle 17 MAY
2013 64.66 Castellón 16 MAR
2012 70.28 Klaipéda 23 JUN
2011 67.90 Kaunas 24 JUL
2010 65.33 London (CP) 14 AUG
2009 69.59 Jurbarkas 09 AUG
2008 71.25 Turnov 20 MAY
2007 71.56 Kaunas 25 JUL
2006 71.08 Réthimno 21 JUL
2005 70.67 Madrid 16 JUL
2004 70.97 Réthimno 23 JUN
2003 69.69 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 26 AUG
2002 66.90 Réthimno 07 JUL
2001 70.99 Stellenbosch 30 MAR
2000 73.88 Kaunas 03 AUG
1999 68.25 Berlin 07 SEP
1998 69.66 Johannesburg (SGJ) 12 SEP
1997 67.70 Bellinzona 18 AUG
1996 67.82 Rhede 24 MAY
1995 62.78 Tallinn 11 JUN
1994 64.20 Kaunas 14 MAY
1993 62.84 Palanga 28 AUG
1992 60.86 Opava 06 SEP
1991 57.16 Riga 16 AUG
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
Shot Put Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1999 18.81 Vilnius 30 JAN
1997 18.90 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 07 MAR
Honours - Shot Put
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
6th IAAF World Indoor Championships 7q2 18.90 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 07 MAR 1997
Honours - Discus Throw
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
14th IAAF World Championships 9q2 61.91 Moskva (Luzhniki) 12 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 4 67.38 London (OP) 07 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 6 64.09 Daegu 30 AUG 2011
IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 1 67.63 Thessaloníki 12 SEP 2009
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 66.36 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 19 AUG 2009
6th IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 8 61.03 Stuttgart 13 SEP 2008
The XXIX Olympic Games 3 67.79 Beijing (National Stadium) 19 AUG 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 2 65.94 Stuttgart 22 SEP 2007
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 65.24 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 28 AUG 2007
10th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 1 67.19 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 17 SEP 2006
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 1 68.63 Stuttgart 09 SEP 2006
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 1 67.64 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 09 SEP 2005
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 70.17 Helsinki 07 AUG 2005
2nd IAAF World Athletics Final 4 63.64 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 18 SEP 2004
28th Olympic Games 1 69.89 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 23 AUG 2004
1st IAAF World Athletics Final 1 68.30 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 13 SEP 2003
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 69.69 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 26 AUG 2003
17th IAAF Grand Prix Final 1 64.42 Melbourne 09 SEP 2001
8th IAAF World Championships 2 69.40 Edmonton 08 AUG 2001
27th Olympic Games 1 69.30 Sydney 25 SEP 2000
IAAF Grand Prix Final 2 66.65 München 11 SEP 1999
7th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 67.53 Sevilla 24 AUG 1999
8th IAAF World Cup in Athetics 1 69.66 Johannesburg (SGJ) 12 SEP 1998
13th IAAF Grand Prix Final 5 63.76 Fukuoka 13 SEP 1997
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 2 66.70 Athína 10 AUG 1997
XXVI Olympic Games 5 65.30 Atlanta, GA 31 JUL 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 10q2 59.20 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 09 AUG 1995