Virgilijus ALEKNA

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Lithuania Lithuania
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    13 FEB 1972
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    9502
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)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Shot Put 19.99 Potchefstroom (RSA) 07 FEB 1997
Discus Throw 73.88 Kaunas (LTU) 03 AUG 2000

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Shot Put 18.90 Paris (FRA) 07 MAR 1997

Latest Active Season: 2016

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Discus Throw 59.53 Vilnius (LTU) 21 APR 2016

Outdoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
1997 19.99 Potchefstroom (RSA) 07 FEB 1997

Outdoor

Discus Throw

Performance Place Date
2016 59.53 Vilnius (LTU) 21 APR 2016
2015 60.13 Vilnius (LTU) 23 APR 2015
2014 65.76 Halle (GER) 17 MAY 2014
2013 64.66 Castellón (ESP) 16 MAR 2013
2012 70.28 Klaipeda (LTU) 23 JUN 2012
2011 67.90 Kaunas (LTU) 24 JUL 2011
2010 65.33 London (GBR) 14 AUG 2010
2009 69.59 Jurbarkas (LTU) 09 AUG 2009
2008 71.25 Turnov (CZE) 20 MAY 2008
2007 71.56 Kaunas (LTU) 25 JUL 2007
2006 71.08 Rethymno (GRE) 21 JUL 2006
2005 70.67 Madrid (ESP) 16 JUL 2005
2004 70.97 Rethymno (GRE) 23 JUN 2004
2003 69.69 Paris (FRA) 26 AUG 2003
2002 66.90 Rethymno (GRE) 07 JUL 2002
2001 70.99 Stellenbosch (RSA) 30 MAR 2001
2000 73.88 Kaunas (LTU) 03 AUG 2000
1999 68.25 Berlin (GER) 07 SEP 1999
1998 69.66 Johannesburg (RSA) 12 SEP 1998
1997 67.70 Bellinzona (SUI) 18 AUG 1997
1996 67.82 Rhede (GER) 24 MAY 1996
1995 62.78 Tallinn (EST) 11 JUN 1995
1994 64.20 Kaunas (LTU) 14 MAY 1994
1993 62.84 Palanga (LTU) 28 AUG 1993
1992 60.86 Opava (CZE) 06 SEP 1992
1991 57.16 Riga (LAT) 16 AUG 1991

Indoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
1998/99 18.81 Vilnius (LTU) 31 JAN 1999
1996/97 18.90 Paris (FRA) 07 MAR 1997

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 69.89 Athina (GRE) 23 AUG 2004
1. Discus Throw 69.30 Sydney (AUS) 25 SEP 2000
3. Discus Throw 67.79 Beijing (CHN) 19 AUG 2008
4. Discus Throw 67.38 London (GBR) 07 AUG 2012
5. Discus Throw 65.30 Atlanta, GA (USA) 31 JUL 1996

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 70.17 Helsinki (FIN) 07 AUG 2005
1. Discus Throw 69.69 Paris (FRA) 26 AUG 2003
2. Discus Throw 69.40 Edmonton (CAN) 08 AUG 2001
2. Discus Throw 66.70 Athina (GRE) 10 AUG 1997
4. Discus Throw 66.36 Berlin (GER) 19 AUG 2009
4. Discus Throw 65.24 Osaka (JPN) 28 AUG 2007
4. Discus Throw 67.53 Sevilla (ESP) 24 AUG 1999
6. Discus Throw 64.09 Daegu (KOR) 30 AUG 2011

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 67.19 Athina (GRE) 17 SEP 2006
1. Discus Throw 69.66 Johannesburg (RSA) 12 SEP 1998

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 68.67 Göteborg (SWE) 12 AUG 2006
2. Discus Throw 66.62 München (GER) 11 AUG 2002
3. Discus Throw 66.46 Budapest (HUN) 23 AUG 1998
5. Discus Throw 64.64 Barcelona (ESP) 01 AUG 2010

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 66.71 London (GBR) 06 AUG 2011
1. Discus Throw 65.05 Stockholm (SWE) 29 JUL 2011

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 67.63 Thessaloniki (GRE) 12 SEP 2009
1. Discus Throw 68.63 Stuttgart (GER) 09 SEP 2006
1. Discus Throw 67.64 Monaco (MON) 09 SEP 2005
1. Discus Throw 68.30 Monaco (MON) 13 SEP 2003
2. Discus Throw 65.94 Stuttgart (GER) 22 SEP 2007
4. Discus Throw 63.64 Monaco (MON) 18 SEP 2004
8. Discus Throw 61.03 Stuttgart (GER) 13 SEP 2008

Honours - Grand Prix Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 64.42 Melbourne (AUS) 09 SEP 2001
2. Discus Throw 66.65 München (GER) 11 SEP 1999

Honours - Golden League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 70.51 Oslo (NOR) 15 JUN 2007
1. Discus Throw 68.51 Zürich (SUI) 18 AUG 2006
1. Discus Throw 68.39 Oslo (NOR) 02 JUN 2006
1. Discus Throw 68.00 Zürich (SUI) 19 AUG 2005
1. Discus Throw 68.12 Berlin (GER) 12 SEP 2004
1. Discus Throw 69.03 Bruxelles (BEL) 02 SEP 2004
1. Discus Throw 70.21 Paris (FRA) 23 JUL 2004
1. Discus Throw 68.42 Roma (ITA) 02 JUL 2004
1. Discus Throw 69.95 Zürich (SUI) 17 AUG 2001
1. Discus Throw 68.06 Bruxelles (BEL) 25 AUG 2000
1. Discus Throw 71.12 Zürich (SUI) 11 AUG 2000
1. Discus Throw 67.84 Berlin (GER) 01 SEP 1998

Honours - Francophone Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Discus Throw 64.35 Ottawa (CAN) 22 JUL 2001

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Discus Throw 67.93 Kaunas (LTU) 07 JUL 2012
1. Discus Throw 67.90 Kaunas (LTU) 24 JUL 2011
1. Discus Throw 68.44 Kaunas (LTU) 02 AUG 2009
1. Discus Throw 67.77 Kaunas (LTU) 19 JUL 2008
1. Discus Throw 69.21 Kaunas (LTU) 08 JUL 2005
1. Discus Throw 69.25 Kaunas (LTU) 25 JUL 2004
1. Discus Throw 67.71 Kaunas (LTU) 01 AUG 2003
1. Discus Throw 64.11 Kaunas (LTU) 13 JUL 2002
1. Discus Throw 68.20 Kaunas (LTU) 04 JUL 2001
1. Discus Throw 73.88 Kaunas (LTU) 03 AUG 2000
Results in:

Discus Throw

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
21 APR 2016 Vilnius LTULTU F F OC 59.53
30 APR 2016 Palanga Lithuanian Winter Throwing Ch. LTULTU F F OC 57.60

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