Lithuanian athletes are ready to go to the Paralympic Games to compete in goalball, judo, rowing, swimming and athletics competitions. To draw the public’s attention to the Paralympics, Vilnius authorities have organized a Paralympics square, located near the Cathedral, where people are welcome to try out a number of Paralympic sports.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is travelling to Rio de Janeiro on Thursday to meet with Lithuanian athletes and to watch their performances. On Friday, the PM will observe the canoeing event where Lithuanian Ignas […]
Two medals in rowing events finally put Lithuania on the medal winner’s table. In swimming, a new national record has been claimed twice, while in sailing Lithuanian athletes are continuing to fight for a place in the medal race. The basketball team secured its place in the top 16 with a victory over Argentina. […]
The Lithuanian athletes are working hard in their preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Among the 67 Lithuanian athletes who will compete in the games are seven walkers who will take part in the races for 20 and 50 kilometres.