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Lithuanian Gold Fish Ruta Meilutyte

Lithuanian Gold Fish Ruta Meilutyte

Rio Olympics 2016 was one of the biggest events this summer that captured the world’s attention. What we saw is a competition between countries that win more medals, but inside every sport and country has a different story. One such story is about a young Lithuanian swimmer, Ruta Meilutyte, who won all possible champions in the world, but at the end of the Rio Olympics surprisingly returned to Lithuania without a single medal.

Can gender equality be achieved within sports?

Can gender equality be achieved within sports?

Sports, be it team sport or individual sport, has for a long time been a male domain. Since the First Wave of feminism in the late 19th, and early 20th century, this is changing. But when will women be truly equal in sports?

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