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Lithuanian swimmer Rūta Meilutytė is to return to competition next week swimming in a 2016 Euro Meet in Luxembourg on January 29-31. Meilutytė will compete for the first time since she got an elbow injury in 2015.
Rūta Meilutytė
Rūta Meilutytė
© DELFI / Tomas Vinickas

The Olympic champion injured her elbow in September 2015 while cycling.

The Lithuanian swimmer is preparing for the Olympic Games, in which she will defend her 100-metre breaststroke title.

The 18 year-old swimmer won silver in last year's world championships in Kazan. Meilutytė also holds the 100m breaststroke world record.

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