Antanas MIKENAS

Soviet Union SUN

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Melbourne 1956
  • Year of Birth
    1923
Olympic Results

Biography

Antanas MIKENAS

The apex of Lithuanian Antanas Mikėnas’ career was at the 1956 Olympics, where he won a silver medal in the 20 km walk. Besides his Olympic medal, Mikėnas also won the 20 km walk gold at the 1957 World Student Games. Mikėnas never won a Soviet title, his best placements at the Soviet Championships being third in 1956 and 1958 in the 20 km walk. Mikėnas was a 12-time Lithuanian SSR champion – 10 km track walk in 1952-53; 20 km track walk in 1952-53, and 1959-60; 10 km road walk in 1954; 20 km road walk in 1955-56; and 30 km road walk in 1954-56. Mikėnas graduated from the Lithuanian Physical Education Institute (now Lithuanian Sports University) in 1952 and from 1959-89 worked as a coach and lecturer at Vilnius University.

Personal Best\: 20kmW – 1-27:22 (1959).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Melbourne 1956

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20 kilometer Walk
20 kilometer Walk Athletics