Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 10

Lithuanian athletes continue their bumpy road to medals in Rio Olympics. The basketball team lost its second game in a row, but advanced to the quarter-finals, as did a Lithuanian cyclist. The country will also be represented in the women’s discus throw finals.
Zinaida Sendriūtė
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Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 10
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