Aldona Česaitytė-Nenėnienė

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAldona•Česaitytė-Nenėnienė
Used nameAldona•Česaitytė-Nenėnienė
Other namesAldona Yuozovna Chesaitite-Nenenene, Алдона Юозовна Чесаитите-Нененене
Born13 October 1949 in Daugirdai (LTU)
Died3 April 1999 in Kaunas (LTU)
Measurements172 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsŽalgiris Kaunas, Kaunas (LTU)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuania

Biography

Despite playing only two matches at the Olympics, Aldona Česaitytė-Nenėnienė managed to win two Olympic gold medals. A native Lithuanian, she was member of the victorious Soviet team in both 1976 and 1980. She also played in the 1978 World Championships, where a first round loss against Czechoslovakia cost them a gold medal, having to settle for silver. With Žalgiris Kaunas she won three Lithuanian titles, and placed second in the 1978 Soviet Championships, while taking the 1982 domestic cup.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1976 Summer Olympics Handball URS LTU Aldona Česaitytė
Handball, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold
1980 Summer Olympics Handball URS LTU Aldona Nenėnienė
Handball, Women (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold