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2015-01-21 00:00:05

Athlete of the Year Šuklinas Says One More Dream Fulfilled

suklinashonouredathleteyr Jan. 21st, 2015, the Lithuanian daily, "Lietuvos žinios," published an interview with some of the athletes that received awards including MRU student canoeist Jevgenijus Šuklinas. He won Athlete of the Year award saying that "another dream has been fulfilled."

The Awards ceremony on Jan. 19th, 2015 in Vilnius was organized by Lithuania's National Olympic Committee (LTOK) along with Lithuania's Dept. of Physical Education and Sports.

Šuklinas, studying for his Master's Degree in Public Administration, has won a silver Olympic medal in the Men's Canoe Single's Finals 200 m event at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Along with Šuklinas, MRU Politics and Management Faculty students, rowers Rolandas Maščinskas and Saulius Ritter, were recognized at the Awards Ceremony and selected as the best Men's Team.