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KRIGERS Kristens
Latvia
LAT
KristensKrigers
Date of Birth25/08/1996 - Riga (LAT)
Age18
Height180 cm/5'11"
Weight85kg/187lbs
GenderM
Medals
DateEventsResults
Cycling BMX Qualifying Time Trial 33.871 (10)
Cycling BMX Time Trial Super Final 34.298 (14)
Cycling BMX Motos 10 (3)
Cycling BMX Semifinals 35.980 (8)

Profile

Nickname-
School, universityValmieras Pargaujas gymnasium
Started competing2002
Language(s) spokenLatvian (native), English, Russian
Club nameMitavas Kumeli, Jelgava
CoachIvo Lakucs
Hobbies

Riding my BMX, hockey, basketball, PlayStation and having fun with friends.

Major sporting achievements

2014 WJCh (Rotterdam) - 8th |2014 EJCh (Roskilde) - 2nd
2013 EJCh, overall - 4th

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2014 WJCh (Rotterdam)

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Kristens joined his local BMX team in Latvia at four years old. In his amateur career, he has been twice European champion, four times European championship silver medallist, and several times a finalist at the World championships.To improve his ability, he moved from Jelgava to Valmiera to train with coach Ivo Lakucs. The Baku 2015 European Games will be Kristens' biggest tournament, and he hopes to earn a place on the Latvia team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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