Garbės diplomas ir prizas už aktyvią, nuoširdžią ir nenuilstamą veiklą, išskirtinius diplomatinius nuopelnus Lietuvos sportui ir tautiečių sportininkų populiarinimą pasaulyje prezidentui V. Adamkui bus įteiktas 14 valandą Lietuvos edukologijos universiteto (LEU) Senato posėdžių salėje (Studentų g. 39, Vilnius). Prezidentas mielai sutiko priimti šį apdovanojimą. Skaitykite daugiau…
Valdas Adamkus Named World Lithuanian Sports Ambassador
The Lithuanian Olympic Academy and the World Lithuanian Sports Association inaugurated former Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus on Tuesday February 10th, as the World Lithuanian sports Ambassador.
An honorary diploma and a prize was awarded to Adamkus for his active, sincere, and tireless activism, his exclusive diplomatic merit to Lithuanian sports, and popularization of Lithuanian athletes globally.
Adamkus is a former athlete himself, having participated in the 1948 Olympics in Nuremburg where he won two gold and two silver medals.
In 1947 in West Germany, Adamkus was also one of the founders of the Senior Physical Education and Sports Committee which served to unite Germany’s existing Lithuanian sports clubs with physical education teachers.
After moving to the United States, Adamkus contributed to the North American Lithuanian physical education sports union and the World Lithuanian Sport Games organization.