Two medals in rowing events finally put Lithuania on the medal winner's table. In swimming, a new national record has been claimed twice, while in sailing Lithuanian athletes are continuing to fight for a place in the medal race. The basketball team secured its place in the top 16 with a victory over Argentina.
Mindaugas Griškonis ir Saulius Ritteris
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Milda Valčiukaitė ir Donata Vištartaitė
Jsglm Jihgtėvočol ir Ihdpnn Zziėultvšli
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Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 6
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Eimantas Stanionis
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Yzvagj Tbcgheyq (I. Uclktkiz izvcg.)

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Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 6
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