Prior to Memphis
Member of the track and field squad at the Humanitarian Private School specializing in the pole vault ... Competed the prestigious at the 21st European Athletics Championships ... In competition during 2012, set a new personal best vaulting 5.50m (18'.5") ... Finished ninth overall at the 2011 U23 European Championships with a vault of 5.30m (17'4.50") ... Placed sixth at the 13th IAAF World Junior Championships clearing 5.10m (16'08.75") ... Took first in the pole vault at the 2010 Outdoor Latvian Championships.