President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated swimmer Rūta Meilutytė on winning world title


Tuesday, July 30, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to swimmer Rūta Meilutytė on winning the gold in 100 m breaststroke at the World Swimming Championship in Spain.

"Dear Rūta, Lithuania is in your heart - and in her heart, Lithuania is with you. Your power of concentration and belief in your own self has once again united us all and Lithuania - whose name you have made prominent and respected around the world," the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

According to the President, just one year after her Olympic success, the swimmer continues to amaze the global swimming community and fans as she breaks records, demonstrating her strong determination and aspiration to swim even faster.

Your sporting attitude and performance encourages our best hopes and expectations, the President noted. Thank you for realizing them to the fullest. Thank you for your commitment to all of us and to Lithuania.

The President wished Rūta Meilutytė success in all of the events that she will participate in this championship.
Press Service of the President

Last updated 2013.07.30 20:50