Saulius Ritter, Mindaugas Griškonis

Lithuania to award €560k to Rio athletes

In addition to Olympic medals and national admiration, Lithuanian athletes who did well in Rio Olympics will receive monetary prizes from the government, €560,415 in total. […]

Eglė Balčiūnaitė in Rio

Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 12

Day 12 was a sad day for the basketball team that suffered their third defeat in a row. This time, the defeat cost means they are out of the tournament without a chance to fight for Olympic medals. The canoers advanced to several finals while in the women’s 800 meters run, the Lithuania runner failed to advance to the semifinals. […]

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Black Wednesday: Lithuanian basketball team out of the race for Olympic medals

The Lithuanian men’s basketball team lost the chance to play for Olympic gold after losing to team Australia on Wednesday.

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Mindaugas Griškonis ir Saulius Ritteris

Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 6

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. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

Lithuanian PM pays for his own trip to Rio

Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has paid for his trip to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro himself, the government said on Tuesday.

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