Congress of the Lithuanian Olympic Academy
On February 22nd at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (LUES) a Congress of the Lithunian Olympic Academy took place. LUES rector prof. Vilija Salienė and member of the Lithuanian Parliament Dainius Kepenis gave a welcome address. A minute of silence was held for dr. Antanas Lukoševičius, member of LOA for many years and member of the Klaipėda University Senate.
For her many years of activity, contribution to science and the Olympic movement, the name of honorary member of the Lithuanian Olympic Academy was granted to LOA member dr. Birutė Užkuraitytė-Statkevičienė, the first Lithuanian Olympic swimmer, underwater swimmer, multiple Lithuanian, European and world champion in swimming, veteran swimming champion, sports scientist, educator.
A personal award was presented to LOA member Donatas Kazlauskas to mark his 60th birthday.
The Congress considered all questions in the agenda.