Lithuanians in the News
26th August 2007
|International Success for Lithuanian Students|
President Valdas Adamkus congratulates
Kęstutis Česnavičius, who won gold at
the 48th International Mathematical Olympiad.
Photo courtesy President of Lithuania website.
The Lithuanian student basket ball team
celebrating after winning gold at the 24th
Universiade Bangkok 2007. Photo courtesy LTV
All in all Lithuanians students did well in the Olympiad, with a further two Bronze medals (by Aistis Atminas and Vytautas Grūstys) and with an Honourable Mention for Gytis Žilinskas. Thus Lithuania in total won 1 Gold, 2 Bronze and 1 Honourable Mention. Following his success at the Olympiad, Kęstutis Česnavičius was voted as the July winner of "Lithuanian Identity (LT Tapatybė)" award, which is bestowed on Lithuanians who best present Lithuania to the world. Australian Lithuanians will be interested to note that in this Olympiad Australia also did well with 1 Silver, 4 Bronze and 1 Honourable Mention, with Matthew Menzies winning the Silver and taking 50th place.
Viktorija Žemaitytė being congratulated by
Prime Minister Kirkilas with winning gold in
the heptathlon. Photo courtesy "Lietuvos Rytas".
More information: www.imo2007.edu.vn , www.bangkok2007.com
www.lrytas.lt 31/7/07, 20/8/07, www.lzinios.lt 20/8/07 www.delfi.lt 21/8/07