Brilliant performance of Russian athletes in Rio even after the end of the Olympic games is haunted by foreign politicians. So, on Monday, August 22, Lithuanian politicians compared the Russian sports with sports in Nazi Germany during the summer Olympics of 1936.
Is a very old tradition. So it was in Soviet times. By and large it was in Hitler’s Germany during the Olympic games in Berlin. Then the primary goal was to show the superiority of the race system. In the USSR always argued that if our best athletes, so our system is the best, this is the future of mankind, the light of communism – allowed himself to give such a rating to the Russian sportsmen-known politician, ex-Chairman of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Vytautas Landsbergis, in an interview with reporters one of the most popular online publications. He stressed that he did not know the other Western countries, wherever the sport was so ideologized”.
Recall that the Lithuanians brought home four medals: a silver and three bronze, finishing in the overall standings 64th place. Only to the Olympics in Rio was sent to 67 of the Lithuanian athletes.
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