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Aldona Česaitytė-Nenėnienė

Full name: Aldona Česaitytė-Nenėnienė
Other name(s): Aldona Yuozovna Chesaitite-Nenenene, Алдона Юозовна Чесаитите-Нененене
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (172 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: October 13, 1949 in Daugirdai, Alytus, Lithuania
Died: April 3, 1999 in Kaunas, Kaunas, Lithuania
Affiliations: Žalgiris Kaunas
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Handball

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Despite playing only two matches at the Olympics, Aldona Česaitytė-Nenėnienė managed to win two Olympic gold medals. A native Lithuanian, she was member of the victorious Soviet team in both 1976 and 1980. She also played in the 1978 World Championships, where a first round loss against Czechoslovakia cost them a gold medal, having to settle for silver. With Žalgiris Kaunas she won three Lithuanian titles, and placed second in the 1978 Soviet Championships, while taking the 1982 domestic cup.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Handball Women's Handball Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Handball Women's Handball Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Women's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Handball Soviet Union URS Round Robin Match #12 1 1976-07-26 URS 31, JPN 9 2 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Handball Soviet Union URS Round Robin Match #1 1 1980-07-21 URS 30, CGO 11 0 0 0 0 0