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Gintarė Scheidt
Personal information
Date of birth November 12, 1982[1]
Place of birth Kaunas
Height 1.71 m[1]
Weight 64 kg[1]
Country Lithuania
Achievements and titles
Olympics Silver, 2008
Medal record
Competitor for LithuaniaLithuania
Women's Sailing
Olympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing Women's Laser Radial class

Gintarė Scheidt (born Gintarė Volungevičiūtė on November 12, 1982) is an Olympic medal-winning dinghy sailor from Lithuania.

Volungevičiūtė competed in the Olympic debut series for the women's single-handed dinghy class, the Laser Radial, in 2008.

She won the 4th and 5th fleet races in the Olympic Laser Radial series, as well as the medal race, the last (10th), winning the silver medal.[2]

She was the only sailor in the Lithuanian 2008 Olympic team.

She married Robert Scheidt in October 2008 and took his surname.


2008 Olympics results

Event Race Final Score Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Laser Radial 3 13 8 1 1 4 21 6 4 cancelled 1st 42 2

Other notable international results


Year Class Competition Position
2008 Laser Radial – Women Class World Championship 4
2007 Laser Radial – Women ISAF Sailing World Championships 21
2005 Laser Radial – Women Class World Championship 20
2005 Laser Radial – Women Kiel Week 1
2003 Europe – Women ISAF Sailing World Championships 60


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