“I was impressed that you played as a team. Your national team continues the tradition of team play typical of Lithuanian basketball. “Despite the fact that you have a bright leader – Justė Jocytė, at all decisive moments of the fight, you did not lose your temper, but you willingly and wisely followed the team spirit, thanks to which you won in the end,” he said. European champions the head of the country.
Separately, the president singled out the merits of the head coach of the national team Viliaus Stanišauskas and the entire coaching staff of the national team in uniting the national team into one determined and invincible team.
The head of the country also thanked all the parents of the European champions and their relatives for their patience, education and help as the girls embarked on the path of professional sports.
Wishing the girls to continue the victorious traditions of Lithuanian women’s basketball in the future, the president presented the national team captain and the most valuable player of the European Championship, Justa Jocytei, with the Lithuanian tricolor.
G. Nausėda was even immortalized in a playful photo in which he poses as if sleeping together with the members of the national team. In this way of celebrating victory, “borrowed” from NBA star Stephen CurryLithuanian girls excelled during the championship.
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