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28 Jun 2019
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News from the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee

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28 June 2019

Lithuanian NOC
In Lithuania, the 2019 Olympic Day attracted a record number of people. Around 28,000 people, including prime minister Saulius Skvernelis and the Lithuanian NOC President and IOC Member Daina Gudzinevičiūtė, participated in the celebration on 2 June in Panevėžys. Some 30 Olympians tried out new sports or challenges, alongside many families. The programme included a wide variety of sports activities, numerous prizes and a concert. More info at

13 June 2019

Lithuanian NOC
Lithuanian NOC President and IOC Member Daina Gudzineviciute (right of photo) hosted the President of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), Marco Maria Scolaris, during his visit to the NOC headquarters. The two leaders talked about this sport, its development in Lithuania and its first Olympic appearance at the Games in Tokyo in 2020. More details here.

18 June 2018

Lithuanian NOC

In Lithuania, Olympic Day 2018 enjoyed record participation of 28,000 people on 2 June in Panevėžys. Around 30 Olympians, including biathlete Tomas Kaukėnas, marathon runner Diana Lobačevskė and boxer Tadas Tamašauskas took part, as did Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and Member of Parliament Gediminas Vasiliauskas. The programme featured stand-up paddle, 3x3 basketball, cycling, teambuilding activities and the finals of the Lithuanian School Games, in which 500 children competed. At the end of the day, Lithuanian NOC President Daina Gudzinevičiūtė and the Mayor of Panevėžys, R. Račkauskas, handed the Olympic Day flag to the assistant of the Mayor of Klaipėda, Arūnas Šulcas, as Klaipėda will host the 2019 edition of Olympic Day. More details here.

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