Grybauskaite to award Olympic medalists with state decorations

  • 2012-08-08

VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed a decree for awarding two Lithuanian athletes following their achievements at the Olympic Games 2012 in London with state decorations.

Ruta Meilutyte who won a golden medal in women's 100 meter breaststroke will receive the Grand Cross of the Order for Merits to Lithuania.

Aleksandras Kazakevicius, bronze medalist in men's Greco-Roman wrestling at London Olympics, will be awarded with the Cross of Officer of the Order for Merits to Lithuania.