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Gintaras Krapikas

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Nationality  Lithuanian
1995–1999  Tus Iserlohn (Germany)
Spouse  Ingrida Krapikiene
1985–1990  Zalgiris Kaunas
Height  1.97 m

Pro career  1985–1999
Role  Basketball player
Listed height  6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Name  Gintaras Krapikas
Position  Small forward, Coach
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Born  July 6, 1961 (age 54) Kretinga, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union (1961-07-06)
2000–2006  Zalgiris Kaunas (assistant)

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Gintaras "Vytas" Krapikas (born July 6, 1961 in Kretinga, Lithuanian SSR, USSR) is a retired Lithuanian basketball player. He was a member of the Lithuanian national team that won a bronze medal in Barcelona's 1992 Summer Olympics.


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Playing career

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During the 1980s, while playing for Žalgiris, Krapikas' jersey number was 9, and his position was small forward.

Coaching career

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In 2000, Krapikas took a position as assistant basketball coach for Žalgiris Kaunas; together with the head coach, Antanas Sireika, he stepped down from this position in 2006, when the coaching team was re-organized. From 2002 to 2005, he was an assistant coach for the Lithuanian national team. From 2006 until 2008, he was an assistant basketball coach for UNICS Kazan.

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In 2008, he was the head coach of Žalgiris Kaunas, and on December 18, 2009, he resigned from Žalgiris Kaunas' head coach post. He also coached Nevėžis for a short time in the 2010-2011 season, and was the assistant and head coach for Azovmash in 2011-2012. He returned to UNICS Kazan in 2012. Before the 2013-2014 season, he came back to Žalgiris Kaunas as an assistant coach. He became head coach in April.

Awards and achievements

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  • USSR League Champion - 1985, 1986, 1987
  • Intercontinental W. Jones Cup winner - 1986
  • Olympic Bronze medalist - 1992
  • European championship Silver medalist - 1995
  • Nickname

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    Gintaras Krapikas has an old nickname, which appeared during his tenure with Kaunas Žalgiris as a player. The nickname appeared due to his second name "Krapikas", which is a little bit similar to Lithuanian word "Krapai" (English: Dill) and at that time, there was a famous dill farmer, Vytas, from Petrašiūnai.


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