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VALCIUKAS Egidijus
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Lithuania   
GenderMen
Age22
Place of BirthŠiauliai, LTU
Height1.33 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F41
Further Personal Information
Residence
Šiauliai, LTU
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Lithuanian
Higher education
Physical Education - Siauliai University: Lithuania
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in February 2015 in Siauliai, Lithuania.
Why this sport?
"A coach told me to give it [Para athletics] a try."
Club / Team
Siauliu SK Siaulietis: Lithuania
Name of coach
Deimantas Jusys [personal], LTU
Training Regime
He trains for two hours a day, four times a week.
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Lithuania
General Interest
Hobbies
Sport. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the F41 shot put at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family, his friends and his coach. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Lithuanian discus thrower Andrius Gudzius. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
In 2017 he sustained a serious knee injury. (zmones.lt, 22 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2018 he was named Newcomer of the Year by the Lithuanian Athletics Federation. (lengvoji.lt, 19 Jan 2019)
Other sports
He represented Lithuania in Para powerlifting at the 2018 European Open Championships in Berck-sur-Mer, France. (SportsDeskOnline, 14 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (zmones.lt, 22 Jan 2019)
Other information
TV SHOW
In 2019 he appeared on the Lithuanian television show, 'A Special Squad', in which 12 Para athletes from different sports and two wounded Lithuanian soldiers lived with the Lithuanian Armed Forces for 16 days. (lrt.lt, 12 Aug 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
8 2019 Shot Put F41 9.60
11 2019 Javelin Throw F41 27.32
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
  2017 54kg  NoM
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 Shot Put F41 8.73
5 2018 Javelin Throw F41 27.98
European Open Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
10 2018 54kg 110