FIBA Europe And Lithuania United For EuroBasket 2011


FIBA Europe President George Vassilakopoulos, Secretary General Nar Zanolin and Sports Director Kosta Iliev met today with Lithuanian Basketball Federation officials at FIBA Europe’s offices in Munich, Germany to primarily discuss organisational aspects of EuroBasket 2011.

The Lithuanian Basketball Federation was represented by President Vladas Garastas, Vice President Ramunas Saluga and Steering Committee Member Mindaugas Spokas.

Both parties came away encouraged by the positive cooperation that currently exists and the effect this will have on EuroBasket 2011.

“I am delighted to report that FIBA Europe and the Lithuanian Basketball Federation in the person of President Vladas Garastas are completely united,” said Vassilakopoulos.

“We have always been able to maintain a strong collaboration with the Lithuanian Basketball Federation and I am 100 percent confident that this will continue as we move ahead and focus on EuroBasket 2011.”

“The Lithuanian Basketball Federation, working together with FIBA Europe, is moving ahead with our EuroBasket 2011 organisational plans,” said Garastas.

“As is well known, basketball is the number one sport in Lithuania and we are all extremely excited about hosting EuroBasket 2011.”


FIBA Europe Introduces 2006 Player Of The Year Nominees01.12.2006
EuroCup All Star Game Returns To Cyprus21.11.2006
EuroLeague Women All-Star Game To Be Staged In Spain15.11.2006
FIBA Europe Endorses Third Annual Special Olympics European Basketball Week14.11.2006
FIBA Europe Board Approves 2007 Youth Calendar13.11.2006
FIBA Europe And FIBA Stress Vital Importance Of Sport Autonomy31.10.2006
EuroBasket Draw Set For Thursday18.10.2006

Follow Us On Twitter

Like Us On Facebook