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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Vilnius

Population

3,300,000

Size

65,300km²

Languages

  • Lithuanian
  • Russian
  • Polish

Lithuania profile on BBC News

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
2 1 2
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
0 2 3
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
1 2 0

Roman Vlasov of Russia Russia's Vlasov takes Greco gold

World champion Roman Vlasov of Russia beats Armenia's Arsen Julfalakyan to take the men's 74kg Greco-Roman wrestling gold.

5 Aug 12

LeBron James James leads US to narrow victory

Men's Basketball

4 Aug 12

LeBron James goes on a late scoring spree to lead the United States to a narrow 99-94 victory over Lithuania.

Freddie Evans celebrates after defeating Egidijus Kavaliauskas Boxer Evans into quarter-finals

GB's Fred Evans beats Lithuania's Egidijus Kavaliauskas to qualify for the quarter-finals of the men's welterweight boxing at the London 2012 Olympics.

Ruta Meilutyte's coach Jon Rudd Meilutyte's coach on her remarkable rise

The coach of Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Ruta Meilutyte says the 15-year-old has all the attributes required for further success in the future.

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Lithuania at the Olympics

34 London 2012 ranking

56 Beijing 2008 ranking

1924 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Swimming 1 0 0 RANK 9
Modern Pentathlon 1 0 0 RANK 1
Canoe Sprint 0 1 0 RANK 12
View the London 2012 medal table for Lithuania