Ruta Meilutyte Lithuania

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

19 Mar 1997

Height

1.72m

Weight

64kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Sport Guides

SWIMMING

Ruta Meilutyte Meilutyte sets sights on Rio 2016

Teenage Olympic breaststroke champion Ruta Meilutyte tells 5 live she wants to defend her 100m title at Rio 2016.

3 Oct 12

Ruta Meilutyte's coach Jon Rudd Meilutyte's coach on her remarkable rise

The coach of Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Ruta Meilutyte says the 15-year-old has all the attributes required for further success in the future.

Ruta Meilutyte Shock gold for 15-year-old Meilutyte

Teenager Ruta Meilutyte wins Lithuania's first ever Olympic gold in the swimming pool with victory in the 100m breaststroke at London 2012.

Ruta Meilutyte Teen Meilutyte wins historic gold

Teenager Ruta Meilutyte wins Lithuania's first Olympic swimming gold by beating American Rebecca Soni in the 100m breaststroke.

Results for Ruta Meilutyte

Date Event Rank Mark
3 Aug Women's 50m Freestyle Heats, Heat 5 1 25.55
1 Aug Women's 100m Freestyle Heats, Heat 4 5 56.33
30 Jul Women's 100m Breaststroke Final 1 gold 1:05.47
29 Jul Women's 100m Breaststroke Semi-finals, Heat 2 1 1:05.21
29 Jul Women's 100m Breaststroke Heats, Heat 4 1 1:05.56

Head to Head

Ruta Meilutyte vs Amy Smith

Ruta Meilutyte

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London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

5

London 2012 results

25.55 Women's 50m Freestyle

Height

1.72m (5'8")

Weight

64kg

Age

19

Amy Smith

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

8

London 2012 results

24.87 Women's 50m Freestyle

Height

1.72m (5'8")

Weight

59kg

Age

28

View the London 2012 medallist table