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Simona Krupeckaitė

Simona Krupeckaitė
Personal information
Full name Simona Krupeckaitė
Born (1982-12-13) 13 December 1982
Utena, Lithuanian SSR
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight 65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)[1]
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2004–2005 Aliverti-Bianchi-Kookai
2007–2009 Safi-Pasta Zara-Manhattan
Major wins
Infobox last updated on
21 October 2012

Simona Krupeckaitė (born 13 December 1982 in Utena) is a Lithuanian professional track cyclist. She is the 2009 500 m Time Trial World Champion and World Record holder at 33.296s, and the 2010 Keirin World Champion. She also won the 2009 Lithuanian Sportsman of the Year award. In 2010 Krupeckaitė reached one more world record. This time she achieved 10.793 s record at Flying 200 m time trial event.

Career highlights

2003
2nd 500 m TT, European Track Championships, U23
2nd Sprint, European Track Championships, U23
2004
3rd 500 m TT, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
2005
2005–2006 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
2nd 500 m TT, Moscow
2006
2006–2007 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
2nd 500 m TT, Round 1, Sydney
3rd Sprint, Round 2, Moscow
3rd 500 m TT, Round 2, Moscow
2007
2007–2008 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
2nd 500 m TT, Round 2, Beijing
2008
2nd 500 m TT, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
2nd Sprint, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
8th[2] Sprint, 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing
2007–2008 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
3rd 500 m TT, Round 3, Los Angeles
2008–2009 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
1st Sprint, Round 3, Cali
1st 500 m TT, Round 3, Cali
1st Keirin, Round 3, Cali
3rd Team Sprint, Round 3, Cali
2009
1st 500 m TT, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, set new World Record
3rd Sprint, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
3rd Team Sprint, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
2008–2009 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
1st 500 m TT, Round 4, Beijing
1st Sprint, Round 4, Beijing
1st Keirin, Round 4, Beijing
2nd Team Sprint, Round 4, Beijing
2009–2010 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
1st Keirin, Round 1, Manchester
3rd Sprint, Round 1, Manchester
1st 500m time trial, Round 3, Cali
1st Sprint, Round 3, Cali
2nd Team Sprint, Round 3, Cali
2010
1st Keirin, World Track Championships
2nd 500 m Time Trial, World Track Championships
3rd Sprint, World Track Championships
3rd Team Sprint, World Track Championships
2011
2nd Sprint, World Track Championships
2010–2011 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
2nd Sprint, Round 3, Beijing
3rd Team Sprint, Round 3, Beijing
2012
2nd Sprint, World Track Championships
7th Keirin, 2012 Olympic Games, London
5th Sprint, 2012 Olympic Games, London

References

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  2. ^ http://www.london2012.com/athlete/krupeckaite-simona-1065868/

External links

  • Simona Krupeckaitė profile at Cycling Archives
  • Official Simona Krupeckaite website
Awards
Preceded by
Edvinas Krungolcas
Best Lithuanian sportsman of the Year
2009, 2010
Succeeded by
Laura Asadauskaitė
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