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Arvydas Juozaitis

Full name: Arvydas Juozaitis
Other name(s): Arvidas Ionovich Yuozaytis, Арвидас Ионович Юозайтис
Gender: Male
Born: April 18, 1956 in Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania
Affiliations: Žalgiris Vilnius
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Arvydas Juozaitis from Lithuania had one great year as a competitive swimmer: 1976. Juozaitis won his only Soviet title in the 1976 100 breaststroke and his only other national medal, silver, in the 200 metre breaststroke. He was then selected for the 1976 Soviet Olympic team, where he won bronze in the 100 breaststroke and was sixth in the 200 breast. He finished this year by winning the European Cup. In 1980 Juozaitis graduated from the University of Vilnius with an economics degree and, in 1986, defended his candidate of philosophy degree. From 1985-87 Juozaitis worked as a professor with the Lithuanian Conservatory, while from 1987-2001 he worked at the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. From 1998-2004 he worked as a professor with his alma mater, the University of Vilnius. Juozaitis was an advisor to the Lithuanian prime minister in education and culture from 2001-03 and then served as a cultural attaché with the Lithuanian Consulate in Kaliningrad Oblast in Russia in 2004-09.

Personal Best: 100 m breaststroke – 1:04.23 (1976); 200 m breaststroke – 2:21.87 (1976).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Men's 100 metres Breaststroke Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Soviet Union URS 6
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Soviet Union URS 5

Men's 100 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Final 3 1:04.23
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 1:04.76
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat Two 1 QU/OR 1:04.78

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Final 6 2:21.87
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union Round One Heat One 2 QU 2:22.59

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Soviet Union URS Final 5 3:49.90 1:04.41 2:03.51
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