Strenga in 2014 on his return from the 2014 Winter Olympics
|Born||16 February 1988|
Sigulda, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
(now Sigulda, Latvia)
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||84 kg (185 lb)|
He won a gold medal in the four-man event at the FIBT World Championships 2016 in Igls, Austria (with pilot Oskars Melbārdis, Daumants Dreiškens and Arvis Vilkaste). It was the first ever World Championships gold medal in bobsled for Latvia.
Strenga competed in 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi and won a gold medal in the four-man event. He became the four-man European Champion in 2015 and finished 3rd in the four-man event in 2016 Bobsleigh European Championship. At the 2014–15 Bobsleigh World Cup season Strenga as Oscars Melisande brakeman has 8 from 8 podium finishes in four-man events, including five first places.
- Media related to Jānis Strenga at Wikimedia Commons
- Jānis Strenga at the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation
- Jānis Strenga at the Latvijas Olimpiskā Komiteja (in Latvian)
- Jānis Strenga at the International Olympic Committee
- Jānis Strenga at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com (archived)
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