Lithuanian golball team

Collection with 14 media items created by Berta Tilmantaite

Lithuania 15 Sep 2016 07:14

The Lithuanian goalball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016. From the end of the rectangular court, an athlete throws a huge ball that weighs 1.25 kilos. The ball tumbles towards the opponents’ side at the speed of 65 kilometres per hour. The opponents have less than a second to throw themselves towards the ball and block it; otherwise the opposing team will score. But the most important fact here is that none of the players are able to see.



In a small room, where old and frequently used training equipment stands a barbell bench. The room only has a few small windows, but the rays of the sun that shine through them are enough to light up all the medals, cups, pins, letters of appreciation, commemorative flags, and every other sports award one could imagine. Some cups block others, awards barely fit on the shelves. In the middle of the room sits Karolis Levickis, coach of Lithuanian goalball team and one of the most important people here, responsible for many of those shiny awards surrounding him. “I’m tired,” sighs Karolis...

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Lithuanian golball team
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By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
03 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
04 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.

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Lithuanian golball team
Vilnius
By Berta Tilmantaite
04 Aug 2016

Lithuanian golball team is preparing for the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.