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Famous Athletes from Lithuania

Updated June 14, 2019 7.2k views307 items

List of famous athletes from Lithuania, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Lithuania has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Lithuanian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Lithuania and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Lithuania then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features athletes like Deivydas Matulevičius, Aivaras Laurišas.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Lithuanian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Lithuania?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Lithuania in order to get more information about each one.
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  • Virgilijus Alekna1
    Virgilijus Alekna (Lithuanian pronunciation: ​[vʲɪrʲˈɡʲɪlʲɪjʊs ɐlʲɛkˈnɐ]; 13 February 1972) is...  more
  • Diana Rasimovičiūtė2
    Diana Rasimovičiūtė (born February 25, 1984 in Ignalina) is a Lithuanian biathlete. Her event...  more
  • Irina Terentjeva3
    Irina Terentjeve is a cross-country skier....  more
  • Arvydas Sabonis4
    Arvydas Romas Sabonis (Lithuanian pronunciation: ​[ˈaːrviːdaːs ˈsaːboːnʲɪs]; born December 19,...  more

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  • Šarūnas Jasikevičius5
    Šarūnas "Šaras" Jasikevičius ([ʃɐˈrûːnɐs jɛsʲɪˈkʲæːvʲɪtɕʊs] (listen); born 5 March 1976) is a...  more
  • Austra Skujytė6
    Austra Skujytė (born 12 August 1979 in Biržai) is a Lithuanian athlete, competing in both the...  more
  • Diana Žiliūtė7
    Diana Žiliūtė (Lithuanian pronunciation: ​[dʲɪjɛˈnɐ ʑɪˈlʲuːtʲeː]; born 28 May 1976 in...  more
  • Darius Songaila8
    Darius Songaila (born February 14, 1978) is a Lithuanian professional basketball coach and...  more

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    Romas Ubartas (born 26 May 1960 in Panevėžys) is a retired male discus thrower from Lithuania...  more
  • Linas Kleiza10

    Linas Kleiza

    Toronto Raptors

    BirthplaceKaunas, Lithuania

    NationalityLithuania

    PositionSmall forward

    Linas Kleiza (Lithuanian pronunciation: ​[ˈlʲɪnɐs kʲlʲɛɪ̯ˈzɐ]; born January 3, 1985) is a...  more
  • Edita Pučinskaitė11
    Edita Pučinskaitė (born November 27, 1975 in Naujoji Akmenė) is a Lithuanian racing cyclist....  more
  • Linas Pilibaitis12

    BirthplaceKretinga, Lithuania

    NationalitySoviet Union,Lithuania

    PositionMidfielder

    Linas Pilibaitis (born 5 April 1985 in Kretinga) is a Lithuanian professional footballer....  more
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    Arminas Narbekovas

    FK Banga Gargždai

    BirthplaceGargždai, Lithuania

    NationalitySoviet Union,Lithuania

    PositionMidfielder

    Arminas Narbekovas (born 28 January 1965 in Gargždai) is a former Lithuanian football player....  more
  • 14
    Mindaugas Timinskas (born March 28, 1974) is a Lithuanian former professional basketball...  more
  • Aleksei Novoselski15
    Aleksei Novoselski is a Lithuanian cross country skier who has competed since 2002. Competing...  more
  • Saulius Štombergas16
    Saulius Štombergas (born December 14, 1973) is a retired Lithuanian professional basketball...  more
  • Žydrūnas Karčemarskas17

    Žydrūnas Karčemarskas

    FC Dynamo Moscow

    BirthplaceAlytus, Lithuania

    NationalitySoviet Union,Lithuania

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Žydrūnas Karčemarskas (born 24 May 1983 in Alytus) is a Lithuanian footballer who last played...  more
  • Rimas Kurtinaitis18
    Rimas Kurtinaitis (born May 15, 1960) is a Lithuanian professional basketball coach, and a...  more
  • Valdas Ivanauskas19

    Valdas Ivanauskas

    Standard Baku

    BirthplaceKaunas, Lithuania

    NationalitySoviet Union,Lithuania

    PositionForward

    Valdas Ivanauskas (born 31 July 1966) is a Lithuanian football coach and a former striker. He...  more
  • Deividas Česnauskis20

    Deividas Česnauskis

    Lithuania national football team

    BirthplaceKuršėnai, Lithuania

    NationalitySoviet Union,Lithuania

    PositionMidfielder

    Deividas Česnauskis (born 30 June 1981 in Kuršėnai, Lithuanian SSR) is a Lithuanian...  more
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    Deividas Šemberas

    Lithuania national football team

    BirthplaceVilnius, Lithuania

    NationalitySoviet Union,Lithuania

    PositionDefender, Midfielder

    Deividas Šemberas (born 2 August 1978 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a retired Lithuanian...  more
  • Šarūnas Marčiulionis22
    Raimondas Šarūnas Marčiulionis ([ˈrɐ̂ˑɪ̯mɔndɐs ʃɐˈrûːnɐs mɐrʲtɕʊˈlʲôːnʲɪs] (listen)) (born...  more

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  • Andrius Skerla23

    Andrius Skerla

    Jagiellonia Białystok

    BirthplaceVilnius, Lithuania

    NationalityLithuania

    PositionDefender

    Andrius Skerla (born 29 April 1977 in Vilnius) is a Lithuanian former professional football...  more
  • Eurelijus Žukauskas24
    Eurelijus Žukauskas ([ɛʊˈrʲɛlʲɪjʊs ʒʊˈkɐ̂ˑʊskɐs] (listen), born August 22, 1973) is a retired...  more
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    BirthplaceKaunas, Lithuania

    NationalityLithuania, Soviet Union

    PositionDefender, Midfielder

    Marius Stankevičius (born 15 July 1981) is a retired Lithuanian professional footballer who...  more