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-Samuolė (born 3 May 1987 in Klaipėda) is a track and field sprint athlete, who competes internationally for Lithuania.
At the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Lalova ran the distance in 11.06 during Round 1, setting the leading European result of the year so far. She went on to win her heat in the semifinals, as well as the final on 28 June, beating Olesya Povh and
for her second career gold medal from a major championship.
18 athletes from Lithuania in total achieved qualification standards: Marius Žiūkas (A, 20 km walk), Tadas Šuškevičius (A, 50 km walk; B, 20 km walk), Tomas Gaidamavičius (B, 50 km walk), Ričardas Rekst (B, 50 km walk), Rasa Drazdauskaitė (Marathon), Diana Lobačevskė (Marathon), Remalda Kergytė (Marathon), Živilė Balčiūnaitė (Marathon), Austra Skujytė (A, Heptathlon), Kristina Saltanovič (A, 20 km walk), Brigita Virbalytė (A, 20 km walk), Neringa Aidietytė (A, 20 km walk), Virgilijus Alekna (B, discus throw), Zinaida Sendriūtė (A, discus throw), Agnė Šerkšnienė (B, 400 m; B, 200 m),
(B, 100 m), Airinė Palšytė (B, high jump), Eglė Balčiūnaitė (A, 800 m).
Lithuanian athletes have won 11 Olympic medals, 7 at the World championships and 14 at the European Championships. The most successful Lithuanian athlete is discus thrower Virglijus Alekna, two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion. Another Olympic gold-medal discus thrower is Romas Ubartas. In recent years, Lithuanian sprinters have been on the ascendancy. In 2010 two Lithuanian sprinters, Martynas Jurgilas and Rytis Sakalauskas, set new national records for the 100-metre dash. A top woman sprinter,
, won gold medals at the 2009 Summer Universiade and the 2009 European Athletics U23 Championships. Lithuania also has a tradition of excellence in distance events. The most successful distance runners in recent years have been Aleksandras Antipovas and Živilė Balčiūnaitė. In addition, women heptathletes have medalled at a high level.
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