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2013-09-02 00:00:06

Rowers Ritter & Maščinskas Win Silver in World Rowing Championships

rittermascinsk2013 Sept. 2nd, the daily newspaper, "Respublika" reports that rowers Rolandas Maščinskas and Saulius Ritter won silver medals in the pairs rowing event, in the 2013 World Rowing Championships held in South Korea Aug. 25th-Sept. 1st, 2013.

Only the Norwegian team of Nils Jakob Hoff and Kjetil Borch were faster than the two Lithuanian rowers.

This was the best result for Maščinskas and Ritter. They placed 6th in the Men's Double Sculls finals in the 2012 London Olympic Games and in 2013 won silver medals in the European Rowing Championship held in Seville, Spain.

Both Maščinskas and Ritter are students in MRU's Faculty of Politics and Management.