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Sigita Markeviciene

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Volunteer
Languages
Lithuanian, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1987 in Sakiu raj, Lithuania.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged by her friends to take part in the sport.
Club / Team
Panevezys Sports Club: Lithuania
Name of coach
Sergei Sokolov

General interest

Hobbies
Sports, poetry, music. (lass.lt, 17 Dec 2010; yrasalis.lt, 03 Feb 2013)
Awards and honours
She was given an honorary diploma by the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee in 2007. (yrasalis.lt, 03 Feb 2013)

She received medals for her high sporting achievements from the Lithuanian Republic of Physical Education and Sports Department in 1992 and 1996. (yrasalis.lt, 03 Feb 2013)

In 1996 she received the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas of the 3rd Degree award. (yrasalis.lt, 03 Feb 2013)
Impairment
In 1985 she lost her sight after being involved in a car accident. (yrasalis.lt, 03 Feb 2013)
Other information
BOARD MEMBER
In 2000 she became a member of the Lithuanian Blind Sports Federation Executive Committee. (yrasalis.lt, 03 Feb 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T10 Heat 2 4
Women's 200 m T10 Heat 1 9999
Women's 400 m T10 Heat 1 2
Women's 400 m T10 Final Round 4
Women's 800 m T10-11 Heat 2 3
Women's 800 m T10-11 Final Round 3
Women's 1500 m T10-11 Heat 2 2
Women's 1500 m T10-11 Final Round 3
Women's 3000 m T10-11 Final Round 9999
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 5000 m T12 Final Round 6
Women's 1500 m T12 Final Round 9999
Women's 1500 m T12 Heat 1 3
Women's 400 m T11 Heat 2 2
Women's 400 m T11 Final Round 4
Women's 800 m T12 Heat 2 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 800 m T12 Heat 2 2
Women's 1500 m T12 Heat 2 4
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 2 3
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 2 3
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 2 3
Women's 200 m T11 Final B 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 2 3
Women's 200 m T11 Heat 4 9999
Women's 800 m T12 Heat 2 3
Women's 1500 m T12 Final Round 9999
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 800 m T11 Heat 2 2011-01-27 2