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SPORTS
1968
Lithuanian boxer Danas Pozniakas becomes the first Olympic champion.
SPORTS
Virgilijus Alekna
The legendary Lithuanian discus thrower, winning two Olympic gold medals.
CULTURE
Lithuanian language
The oldest surviving Indo-European Baltic family language.
POLICY
Dalia Grybauskaitė
First female President of the Republic of Lithuania.
BUSINESS
4
Lithuania ranks 4th globally for information technology skills.
HISTORY
King of Lithuania
Coronation of King Mindaugas, the first and only king of Lithuania, on 6 July 1253.
SPORTS
1952
First time for Lithuanian athletes to win Olympic medals.
BUSINESS
No. 14
We are 14th by foreign language skills.
NATURE AND CLIMATE
2585
Number of lakes larger than 0.5 hectares.
SPORTS
FIBA Museum of Fame
In 2010, the name of Arvydas Sabonis enters the FIBA Museum of Fame.
SPORTS
1924
Lithuania makes its debut at the Olympic Games in Paris.
POLICY
29 03 2004
Lithuania becomes part of NATO.
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