Kazys Petkevičius


Kazys Petkevičius

Kazys Petkevičius (Lithuanian: Kazys Petkevičius; born January 1, 1926) was a Lithuanian basketball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics. He trained at VSS Žalgiris in Kaunas and later at Burevestnik in Leningrad. cite book|title=All about Olympic Games.|author=Boris Khavin|publisher=Fizkultura i sport|edition = 2nd ed.|pages=p. 307|year=1979|location=Moscow|language=Russian]

He was a member of the Soviet team which won the silver medal. He played all eight matches. Four years later he won his second silver medal as part of the Soviet team.

Petkevičius graduated from the Lithuanian State Physical Culture Institute in 1949 and studied in aspirantura in Leningrad. [ [http://www.kaunodiena.lt/lt/?id=6&aid=34307 Straipsnis ] ]

He currently works as an assistant coach for the Lithuanian basketball club Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school.

References

External links

* [http://www.databaseolympics.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=PETKEKAZ01 profile]


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