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  • Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania in the Women's 100m Breaststroke

    Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania in the Women's 100m Breaststroke

    Nanjing 2014 - Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania competes during the Women's 100m Breaststroke match at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, on Aug. 20, 2014. Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania won the gold medal.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00 PM | Photo
  • News | Legacy

    Six years on, London 2012 is still delivering a positive economic legacy

    Six years to the day when the Queen, James Bond, David Beckham and Mr Bean took part in the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games London 2012, UK Sport has announced that more than GBP 130 million has been generated in the British capital by National Lottery and taxpayer-funded events following the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
    27 Jul 2018 | Olympic News, Legacy, London 2012
  • Meilutyte swims to sensational 100m gold | Video

    Meilutyte swims to sensational 100m gold

    London 2012 - Ruta Meilutyte becomes an Olympic champion at the age of 15 by claiming Lithuania's first swimming medal with victory in the 100m Breaststroke. Meilutyte led from start to finish and held off Beijing silver medallist Rebecca Soni to win in 1:05.55.
  • Medalists of Women's 100m Breaststroke

    Medalists of Women's 100m Breaststroke

    Nanjing 2014 - Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania(C), He Yun of China(L) and Anastasiya Malyavina of Ukraine on the podium during the awarding ceremony after the Women's 100m Breaststroke match at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, on Aug. 20, 2014. Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania won the gold medal.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00 PM | Photo
  • Ruta's the golden girl

    Ruta's the golden girl

    London 2012 - 15-yaer-old Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania can finally believe she won the 100m breaststroke gold, as the evidence is in her hands.
    Monday, July 30, 2012 3:00 PM | Photo
  • Ruta's in shock

    Ruta's in shock

    London 2012 - 15-year-old Ruta Meilutyte is overwhelmed after winning a shock gold for Lithuania in the women's 100m breaststroke.
    Monday, July 30, 2012 2:30 PM | Photo
  • Ruta savours amazing win

    Ruta savours amazing win

    London 2012 - shock women's 100m breaststroke champion Ruta Meilutyte savours her gold medal moment at the Aquatics Centre.
    Monday, July 30, 2012 3:00 PM | Photo
  • Ruta catches her breath

    Ruta catches her breath

    London 2012 - 15-year-old Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania recovers after her shock victory in the women's 100m breaststroke, with a time of 1.05.47 and in a vastly more experienced field.
    Monday, July 30, 2012 2:30 PM | Photo
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