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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.

Ruta Meilutyte Teen Meilutyte wins historic gold

Teenager Ruta Meilutyte wins Lithuania's first Olympic swimming gold by beating American Rebecca Soni in the 100m breaststroke.

John Rudd (left) with Ruta Meilutyte Meilutyte can reach final - Rudd

Plymouth Leander head coach John Rudd tells BBC South West Sport Lithuania's Ruta Meilutyte could reach the 100m breaststroke final at London 2012.

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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