Robertas Žulpa

Robertas Žulpa (born 20 March 1960 in Vilnius) is a former Lithuanian swimmer who competed for the Soviet Union during his professional career.

Robertas Žulpa
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Born (1960-03-20) 20 March 1960
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union

Žulpa trained at VSS Žalgiris in Vilnius, becoming the Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR in 1980.[1] He won a gold medal in 200 m breaststroke with a time of 2:15.85 at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

In 1988, Žulpa emigrated to Italy where he started to coach swimming to 11-year-old boys. Later, he became ItalianRussian translator for various companies. Žulpa currently spends much of his time in his native Lithuania working as a Lithuanian–Italian translator.


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