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									Andrius Jurkūnas
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Andrius Jurkūnas (born May 21, 1976 in Kaunas, Lithuania) is a                                                       Andrius Jurkūnas
Lithuanian basketball player. [1]
                                                                                                                             Power forward
In 2000 Jurkūnas finished his studies at Clemson University, where he also
                                                                                                                       Personal information
played in the university basketball team, Clemson Tigers, NCAA. He then
                                                                                                      Born           May 21, 1976 (age 36)
moved to Žalgiris Kaunas, where he played 1.5 seasons. In 2002, he
                                                                                                                     Kaunas, Lithuanian Soviet Socialist
moved to Polonia Warszawa. After the 2001–2002 season, he signed the                                                 Republic, Soviet Union
contract with ALBA Berlin, however he was he was fired immediately after
                                                                                                      Nationality Lithuanian
the health examination. Then he played for Hapoel Jerusalem B.C., Astoria
                                                                                                      Listed         6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Bydgoszcz and Elitzur Ashkelon. In 2004 he moved to Austria to play for
                                                                                                      height
Dornbirn Lions. Since 2005 plays for Szolnoki Olaj KK in Hungary.
                                                                                                      Listed         234 lb (106 kg)
                                                                                                      weight
Awards
                                                                                                                           Career information
   1996 European youth champion
                                                                                                      Pro career 1995–present
   2001 LKL champion
                                                                                                                             Career history
   2007 Hungary champion [2]
                                                                                                      Žalgiris Kaunas (2000–2001)
Lithuanian national team                                                                              Polonia Warszawa (2002)
                                                                                                      Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. (2002–2003)
Jurkūnas was a member of the Lithuanian national team which won bronze                                Astoria Bydgoszcz (2003–2004)
medals at the 1996 Olympic Games.                                                                     Elitzur Ashkelon (2004)
                                                                                                      Dornbirn Lions (2005)
                                                                                                      Szolnoki Olaj KK (2005–)
References
   1. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/player-1816-andrius-jurkunas.html                                                          Andrius Jurkūnas
   2. ^ http://www.basketnews.lt/news-9656-du-lietuviai-vengrijos-cempionai.html                                                 Medal record
                                                                                                                       Competitor for           Lithuania

                                                                                                                               Men's Basketball
                                                                                                                                Olympic Games
                                                                                                                  Bronze      1996 Atlanta      National Team


  V   · T· E·                                          Lithuania squad – 1996 Summer Olympics – Bronze medal
           4   Vaišvila · 5 M. Žukauskas · 6 E. Žukauskas · 7 Pačėsas · 8 Štombergas · 9 Lukminas · 10 Kurtinaitis · 11 Sabonis · 12 Karnišovas ·
                                                 13   Marčiulionis · 14 Einikis · 15 Jurkūnas · Coach: Garastas ·

  V   · T· E·                                                Lithuania squad – EuroBasket 2001 – 9th place
       4   Jasikevičius · 5 M. Žukauskas · 6 Timinskas · 7 Štombergas · 8 Šiškauskas · 9 Songaila · 10 Kaukėnas · 11 E. Žukauskas · 12 Javtokas ·
                                                  13   Slanina · 14 Einikis · 15 Jurkūnas · Coach: Kazlauskas ·



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