Full name: NijolÄ SabaitÄ (-RazienÄ)
Other name(s): Niyole Anranovna Sabayte (-Razene), ÐÐ¸ÑÐ»Ðµ ÐÐ½ÑÐ°Ð½Ð¾Ð²Ð½Ð° Ð¡Ð°Ð±Ð°Ð¹ÑÐµ (-Ð Ð°Ð·ÐµÐ½Ðµ)
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: August 12, 1950 in Raseiniai, Kaunas, Lithuania
Affiliations: Nemunas Vilnius
Country: Soviet Union
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Lithuanian NijolÄ SabaitÄ had a very brief international career. After winning the 800 bronze medal at the 1968 European Junior Championships, She was selected for the Soviet national team in 1970. She competed at the 1971 European Championships, but was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 800. In 1972 SabaitÄ won an 800 silver at the Olympics and in 1973 won silver at the Universiade and bronze at the European Cup. She was the Soviet 800 champion in 1972-73 and was a five-time Lithuanian SSR champion. SabaitÄ finished her sports career after graduating from the Vilnius Pedagogical Institute (now Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences) with a special education degree and later worked with disabled children at the Vilnius University Childrenâs Hospital and at various Vilnius disabled children homes.
Personal Best\: 800 â 1:58.65 (1972).
|1972 Summer||22||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Women's 800 metres||Soviet Union||URS||2||Silver|
|1972 Summer||22||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Soviet Union||Final||2||1:58.65||5|
|1972 Summer||22||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Soviet Union||Semi-Finals||Heat One||1||QU||2:00.90||3|
|1972 Summer||22||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Soviet Union||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||2:01.50||4|