Lithuanian President awards university sport

Lithuanian President awards university sport
President of the Republic of Lithuania, Mr. Valdas Adamkus, attended ceremony of Lithuania sportsman accolade.

Mr. Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania with Viktorija Zemaityte (left) (Universiade gold medallist in athletics heptathlon) and Audra Dagelyte (Universiade bronze medallist in athletics in 100 m) 

Welcoming all guests, the President pointed out, that this year Lithuanian students achieved honourable results and victories at the Summer Universiade in Bangkok. Mr Adamkus believes that athletes achieved victories with strong effort and patience with support from the entire nation. A special joy was brought by Lithuanian academic victories at the 2007 Summer Universiade in Thailand.

Ceslovas Garbaliauskas (left), President of LSSA was honoured Medal of the Order for Merits to Lithuania 

For aspiring victories in Bangkok, Viktorija Zemaityte, the champion of Bangkok Universiade and Ceslovas Garbaliauskas, the President of Lithuanian student’s sports association were awarded Lithuanian Order of Merits. President’s commemorative medals, honourable mentions and keepsakes were given to others sportsmen.

Champions, prize-winners and other officials with H.E. Mr. Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania after the ceremony in President House 

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