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Remigija Nazarovienė

Updated: 2017-05-12T16:18Z
Remigija Nazaroviene
Personal information
Full nameRemigija Nazaroviene
Born(1967-06-02) 2 June 1967 (age 49)
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Height179 cm (70 in)[1]
Weight68 kg (150 lb)[2]

Remigija Nazarovienė (née Sablovskaitė) (born 2 June 1967 in Ashkabad, Turkmen SSR) is a retired Lithuanian heptathlete. She won the bronze medal at the 1997 World Championships and finished third at the 1998 IAAF World Combined Events Challenge. She won Talence Decastar two times, 1996 and 1997. She was also a runner-up in Talence 1989 and 1998. She competed four times at the Olympic Games. She currently owns Lithuanian national record in heptathlon with 6604 points. She also owned national records in 100m hurdles and 60m hurdles.

After retirement as heptathlete, she started coaching in Estonia. In 2009, her student, decathlete Mikk Pahapill, won European Indoor Championships in heptathlon.


Representing the  Soviet Union
1985European Junior ChampionshipsCottbus, Germany4thHeptathlon5693 pts
1987Lithuanian SSR ChampionshipsVilnius, Lithuania1stHeptathlon6241 pts
1988Soviet Union ChampionshipsPerm, Russia3rdPentathlon4561 pts
Soviet Union ChampionshipsKiev, Ukraine1stHeptathlon6566 pts
Olympic GamesSeoul, South Korea5thHeptathlon6456 pts
1989European Cup Super LeagueHelmond, Netherlands2ndHeptathlon6600 pts
Soviet Union ChampionshipsBryansk, Russia2ndHeptathlon6604 pts
DecastarTalence, France2ndHeptathlon6375 pts
1990Lithuanian SSR ChampionshipsVilnius, Lithuania1stHeptathlon6252 pts
European ChampionshipsSplit, Yugoslavia6thHeptathlon6380 pts
Representing  Lithuania
1992Lithuanian ChampionshipsVilnius, Lithuania1stHeptathlon6513 pts
Olympic GamesBarcelona, Spain14thHeptathlon6141 pts
1994European Cup Second LeagueTallinn, Estonia1stHeptathlon6014 pts
European ChampionshipsHelsinki, Finland7thHeptathlon6262 pts
1995World ChampionshipsGothenburg, Sweden17thHeptathlon6026 pts
1996Hypo-MeetingGötzis, Austria6thHeptathlon6282 pts
Olympic GamesAtlanta, Georgia, United States10thHeptathlon6254 pts
DecastarTalence, France1stHeptathlon6451 pts
1997World ChampionshipsAthens, Greece3rdHeptathlon6566 pts
DecastarTalence, France1stHeptathlon6536 pts
1998Hypo-MeetingGötzis, AustriaDNFHeptathlon-
Goodwill GamesNew York City, United States4thHeptathlon6346 pts
European ChampionshipsBudapest, Hungary4thHeptathlon6394 pts
DecastarTalence, France2ndHeptathlon6313 pts
IAAF World Combined Events ChallengeIAAF3rdHeptathlon19 053 pts
1999World Indoor ChampionshipsMaebashi, Japan4thPentathlon4505 pts
World ChampionshipsSeville, Spain8thHeptathlon6262 pts
2002Lithuanian ChampionshipsKaunas, Lithuania1stHeptathlon6005 pts

Personal bests


100 meters hurdles13,1514 September 1996Talence
High Jump1.8610 June 1989Bryansk
Shot Put16.2213 June 1988Kaunas
200 meters23,7914 September 1996Talence
Long Jump6.5811 June 1989Bryansk
Javelin Throw48.2015 September 1997Talence
800 meters2,09.2616 July 1989Helmond
Heptathlon660410–11 June 1989Bryansk


60 meters hurdles8,207 March 1997Paris


After retirement as a heptathlete, Remigija Nazarovienė started coaching in Estonia. She currently coaches Mikk Pahapill. She has coached also decathletes Andres Raja, Mikk-Mihkel Arro, Artur Liiv and heptathletes Kaie Kand, Ksenija Balta, Ebe Reier, Berit Jürgenson.

Decathlete Mikk Pahapill won European Indoor Championships in 2009 and heptathlete Ksenija Balta won Bronze medal at the European Junior Championships in 2005.[3]

Personal life

Her father was a javelin thrower with the result of 78,32. Mother was 12,0 100m performer. Her son Deividas is currently playing basketball.

Nazarovienė was married to Andrei Nazarov, an Estonian decathlete who finished tenth at the 1995 World Championships.[4]

Honorary awards

1. Badge of Merit from Lithuanian President Algirdas Brazauskas

2. Voted as a best Estonian female athletics coach in 2006

3. Estonian Ministry of Culture award in 2008


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