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Madara Palameika

Madara Palameika
Madara Palameika at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow
Personal information
Nationality Latvian
Born (1987-06-18) 18 June 1987
Talsi, Soviet Union
(now Latvia)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Country  Latvia
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Javelin throw
Club Talsu rajona SS, Latvijas šķēpa metēju klubs
Coached by Gints Palameika
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Javelin throw: 64.51m

Madara Palameika (born 18 June 1987 in Talsi) is a Latvian javelin thrower.

She is the owner of Latvian record in javelin throw, which is 64.51 metres. She reached it in the 2009 U23 European Championships, where she won.[1] Two years earlier, in the 2007 U23 European Championships she finished third.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2005 European Junior Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 17th (q) 45.43 m
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 7th 46.34 m
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 3rd 57.07 m
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 1st 64.51 m (CR, NR)
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 8th 60.78 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 11th 58.08 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 56.82 m
Olympic Games Helsinki, Finland 8th 60.73 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 27th (q) 53.70 m


  1. ^ LETA (19 July 2009). "Šķēpmetēja Palameika un daudzcīņniece Grabuste ar jauniem Latvijas rekordiem triumfē Eiropas U-23 čempionātā" (in Latvian). Delfi. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 

External links

  • Madara Palameika profile at IAAF
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