Sports

2016-08-20 00:00:02

MRU Students Griškonis & Ritteris - Won Silver at Rio Olympics!

sidabras-elta-small MRU students, rowers Mindaugas Griškonis and Saulius Ritteris are Olympic vice-champions after winning silver medals at Brazil's Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Games.

The two on Aug. 11th were partners in the Men's Double Sculls rowing finals and won silver medals!

The Lithuanian rowers started the match confidently. The full distance of the race they were among the leaders.

Their only competitors were brothers from Croatia, Martin and Valentin Sinkovic, who were faster and they took the gold.

Congratulations to the silver medal winners!