The eighth day in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro finished with a mixed feeling. Lithuania won its third medal in weightlifting while the basketball team lost its way against Spain and the Lithuanian discus thrower came last in the finals.
Aurimas Didžbalis performing a somersault after a win
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Wuesid Hdjiqnaexėk
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Andrius Gudžius
Gvjdxua Yjgžhyn
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Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Days 8 and 9
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