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List of popular female athletes from Lithuania, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Lithuania has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous females that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Lithuanian female athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Lithuania in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented female athletes of Lithuania in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

List ranges from Diana Žiliūtė to Rūta Gajauskaitė, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Lithuania?" and "Who are the greatest female Lithuanian athletes?"
Diana Rasimovičiūtė is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Lithuania
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Diana Rasimovičiūtė is a retired Lithuanian biathlete. Her event is the biathlon. She placed 18th in the 7.5 km sprint, 27th in the 10 km pursuit and 66th in the 15 km individual at the 2006 Winter Olympics. In June 2014 Rasimovičiūtė announced about her retirement from biathlon. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Ignalina, Lithuania

Nationality: Lithuania

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Irina Terentjeva is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Lithuania
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Irina Terentjeve is a cross-country skier. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Nationality: Lithuania

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Austra Skujytė is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Lithuania
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Austra Skujytė is a Lithuanian athlete, competing in both the heptathlon and the decathlon. On 15 April 2005 in Columbia, Missouri, she broke the women's decathlon world record, with a score of 8366. Her personal best in the 7-event heptathlon of 6599 was set on 4 August at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Skujytė graduated with a degree in kinesiology from Kansas State University, where she became the first woman at the school to win multiple NCAA championships, capturing titles in the heptathlon in 2001 and 2002. In 2002, she also took second in the NCAA in the shot put competition. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Biržai, Lithuania

Nationality: Lithuania

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Diana Žiliūtė is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Lithuania
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Diana Žiliūtė is a Lithuanian racing cyclist who dominated women's road racing in the late 1990s. She made her debut in the pro cycling ranks in the mid-1990s after winning the 1994 World Junior Road Race Championship. She rose to the top of women's cycling in 1998 when she won two World Road Cup races, the overall World Road Cup title, and capped the season by winning the World Road Race Championships and leading the UCI Women's Road World Rankings. The following year, she further demonstrated her all around prowess by winning the Grande Boucle, one of the hardest stage races in women's cycle racing history. This was followed in 2000 by a bronze medal at the Summer Olympics. For her ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Rietavas, Lithuania

Nationality: Lithuania

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