Artūras Kasputis

Artūras Kasputis
Artūras Kasputis - TDR 2012.jpg
Kasputis at the 2012 Tour de Romandie
Personal information
Full nameArtūras Kasputis
Born (1967-02-22) 22 February 1967 (age 51)
Klaipėda, Lithuanian SSR
Team information
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
1992Postobón
1993–2002Chazal–MBK
Managerial team(s)
2013–Ag2r–La Mondiale

Artūras Kasputis (born 22 February 1967 in Klaipėda) is a retired track and road racing cyclist from Lithuania, who represented the USSR at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.[1] There he won the gold medal in the men's 4.000 team pursuit, alongside Viacheslav Ekimov, Dmitry Nelyubin and Gintautas Umaras. During the Soviet time he trained at Dynamo sports society in Klaipėda.[2] He was a professional road cyclist from 1992 to 2002, and afterwards became a cycling manager in the professional circuit.

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; "Artūras Kasputis Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 9 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Panorama of the 1986 Sports Year (in Russian). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. 1987. p. 179.