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SKUJINA Laura
Latvia
LAT
LauraSKUJINA
Date of Birth10/07/1987 - Riga (LAT)
Age27
Height169 cm/5'7"
Weight67kg/147lbs
GenderW
SSI Err

Profile

Nickname-
School, universityLatvian Academy of Sport Education
Started competing2003
Language(s) spokenLatvian (native), English, Russian
Club nameV.Freidenfelda BCSKI
CoachFarid Akhmedov
Hobbies

Beach volleyball

Major sporting achievements

2014 WCh (Tashkent), 69 kg - 3rd | ECh (Vantaa), 69 kg - 3rd
2005 EJCh (Wroclaw), 67 kg - 1st
2004 ECh (Cadet), 65 kg - 1st

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 WCh (Tashkent), 69 kg - 3rd | ECh (Vantaa), 69 kg - 3rd
2005 EJCh (Wroclaw), 67 kg - 1st
2004 ECh (Cadet), 65 kg - 1st

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

Laura's father was a volleyball player who encouraged her to play. At nine years old, she began wrestling and then played both sports for five years. She moved from her home town of Saulkrasti to Riga to train only in wrestling and became European champion at cadet level in 2004. Since 2007 she has worked as a coach, training young female wrestlers in Riga.

Please note biographical data has been provided in collaboration with NOCs and edited by BEGOC.
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