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Roberts Lapainis

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRoberts•Lapainis
Used nameRoberts•Lapainis
Nick/petnamesMazais Kanadietis
Born10 September 1913 in Sece (LAT)
Died30 October 1947 in Rīga (LAT)
AffiliationsUS Rīga, Rīga (LAT)
NOC(s) Latvia


Roberts Lapainis was a goalie who played for Latvia at the 1936 Winter Olympics. Lapainis also competed at the Winter World University Games in 1933, and the World Championships in 1935 and 1938-39. His career lasted from 1932-44, during which time he was with Union Rīga, ASK Rīga, Dinamo Rīga, and Rīga City, winning three Latvian championships.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1936 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic Latvia =13 Representing Latvia