Mr. David Hunt, HM Ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania, visited Lithuanian Academy of Physical Education.
Mr David Hunt, HM Ambassador to Lithuania visited Lithuanian Academy of Physical Education. The UK ambassador presented preparation for 2012 London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, got acquainted with academic and research achievements at LAPE and met Lithuanian athletes who had won the pass to 2012 London Olympic Games.
‘‘I was glad to receive the invitation to visit Lithuanian Academy of Physical Education. Your institution is closely connected with sports. The University of Worcester (UK) in partnership with the Lithuanian Academy of Physical Education (LAPE) have launched the European Masters in Basketball Coaching study programme. In the future students‘ exchange programmes should be promoted more actively . Academic youth in the UK must know more about Lithuania and the Academy.
Not only achievements in sports surprised us but also a very special attention to science, high achievements in research and possibilities to perform research“, said David Hunt.
The UK ambassador told about the preparation for 2012 London Olympics. “ Our country is ready to meet athletes from around the world. It is nice to meet participants of the Olympic Games from Lithuania. We expect that 2012 London Olympics will be the most successful games“, said the ambassador.
Olympic vice-champion, LAPE graduate in sports coaching Austra Skujytė told about her preparation for the Olympic Games.“World champion from the UK Jessica Ennis will be my opponent. I hope that it will be an intriguing competition“, said A.Skujytė.
Dean of Faculty of Sports Biomedicine Dr. Nerijus Masiulis presented the European Master‘s in Basketball Coaching programme. According to Dr. N. Masiulis, more and more students are getting interested in this programme and the cooperation with universities in the UK will expand.