Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 2

The Lithuanian basketball team started the Olympic Games with a victory over Brazil, good result for a Lithuanian cyclist and a final for Rūta Meilutytė.

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Rūta Meilutytė
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Daiva Tušlaitė (Nr. 54)
Stngd Lišėgtzt (Nr. 54)
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Eimantas Stanionis (left)
Iwtypkze Btjsiukdp (fnjl)
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Danas Rapšys
Yqsdc Gšausr
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Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 2
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