Lithuania at the Olympics

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Lithuania was first in the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Medalists[change | change source]

Summer Olympics[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
11 Gold Ubartas, RomasRomas Ubartas 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's discus throw
33 Bronze National basketball team 1992 Barcelona Basketball Men's competition
33 Bronze National basketball team 1996 Atlanta Basketball Men's competition
11 Gold Alekna, VirgilijusVirgilijus Alekna 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's discus throw
11 Gold Gudzinevičiūtė, DainaDaina Gudzinevičiūtė 2000 Sydney Shooting Women's trap
33 Bronze National basketball team 2000 Sydney Basketball Men's competition
33 Bronze Žiliūtė, DianaDiana Žiliūtė 2000 Sydney Cycling Women's individual road race
33 Bronze Poplavskaja, KristinaKristina Poplavskaja
Birutė Šakickienė
2000 Sydney Rowing Women's double sculls
11 Gold Alekna, VirgilijusVirgilijus Alekna 2004 Athens Athletics Men's discus throw
22 Silver Skujytė, AustraAustra Skujytė 2004 Athens Athletics Women's heptathlon
22 Silver Zadneprovskis, AndrejusAndrejus Zadneprovskis 2004 Athens Modern pentathlon Men's competition
22 Silver Krungolcas, EdvinasEdvinas Krungolcas 2008 Beijing Modern pentathlon Men's competition
22 Silver Volungevičiūtė, GintarėGintarė Volungevičiūtė 2008 Beijing Sailing Women's Laser Radial class
33 Bronze Alekna, VirgilijusVirgilijus Alekna 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's discus throw
33 Bronze Zadneprovskis, AndrejusAndrejus Zadneprovskis 2008 Beijing Modern pentathlon Men's competition
33 Bronze Mizgaitis, MindaugasMindaugas Mizgaitis 2008 Beijing Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 120 kg
11 Gold Meilutytė, RutaRuta Meilutytė 2012 London Swimming Women's 100m breaststroke
11 Gold Asadauskaitė, LauraLaura Asadauskaitė 2012 London Modern pentathlon Women's competition
22 Silver Shuklin, JevgenijJevgenij Shuklin 2012 London Canoeing Men's C1 200 m
33 Bronze Kazakevičius, AleksandrasAleksandras Kazakevičius 2012 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 74 kg
33 Bronze Petrauskas, EvaldasEvaldas Petrauskas 2012 London ] Boxing Men's 60 kg

Medals by sport[change | change source]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 3 1 1 5
Modern pentathlon 1 2 1 4
Shooting 1 0 0 1
Swimming 1 0 0 1
Canoeing 0 1 0 1
Sailing 0 1 0 1
Basketball 0 0 3 3
Wrestling 0 0 2 2
Boxing 0 0 1 1
Cycling 0 0 1 1
Rowing 0 0 1 1
Total 6 5 10 21

Medal count[change | change source]

Year Number of athletes Number of sports Gold Silver Bronze
Independent Lithuania
1924 13 2
1928 12 4
The Soviet Union (medals are counted per indiduals)
1952 5 3 3
1956 7 4 4 1
1960 4 3 2 1
1964 16 3 1
1968 10 5 2 2 5
1972 8 4 2 1
1976 8 4 2 2 3
1980 16 7 7 1 3
1988 25 9 10 3 2
Independent Lithuania (medals are counted per teams)
1992 46 11 1 1
1996 60 14 1
2000 61 15 2 3
2004 59 13 1 2
2008 71 16 0 2 3
2012 64 14 2 1 2
Totals 485 20 29 24 25

List of gold medal winners[change | change source]

No. Name Sport Year
In the Soviet Union
1 Vasilijus Matuševas Volleyball 1968
2 Danas Pozniakas Boxing 1968
3 Vladislavas Česiūnas Canoeing 1972
4 Modestas Paulauskas Basketball 1972
5 Vida Beselienė Basketball 1980
6 Aldona Česaitytė-Nenėnienė Handball 1976 and 1980
7 Lina Kačiušytė Swimming 1980
8 Sigita Mažeikaitė-Strečen Handball 1980
9 Angelė Rupšienė Basketball 1976 and 1980
10 Remigijus Valiulis Athletics 1980
11 Robertas Žulpa Swimming 1980
12 Algimantas Šalna Biathlon 1984
13 Valdemaras Chomičius Basketball 1988
14 Arvydas Janonis Football 1988
15 Artūras Kasputis Cycling 1988
16 Rimas Kurtinaitis Basketball 1988
17 Šarūnas Marčiulionis Basketball 1988
18 Arminas Narbekovas Football 1988
19 Valdemaras Novickis Handball 1988
20 Arvydas Sabonis Basketball 1988
21 Gintautas Umaras Cycling 1988 (twice)
22 Vida Vencienė Skiing 1988
Independent Lithuania
23 Romas Ubartas Discus throw 1992
24 Daina Gudzinevičiūtė Shooting 2000
25 Virgilijus Alekna Discus throw 2000 and 2004
26 Rūta Meilutytė Swimming 2012
27 Laura Asadauskaitė Modern pentathlon 2012

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