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Olympic medal record
Men's basketball
Silver 1952 Helsinki Team competition
Silver 1956 Melbourne Team competition

Kazimieras Petkevičius (born January 1, 1926; died October 14, 2008[1]) 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. [2]

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.[3]

Not until recently he worked as an assistant coach for the Lithuanian basketball club Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school.


  1. ^ (Lithuanian) Mirė legendinis Kauno "Žalgirio" žaidėjas ir treneris K.Petkevičius
  2. ^ Boris Khavin (1979) (in Russian). All about Olympic Games. (2nd ed. ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. pp. p. 307.  
  3. ^ Straipsnis

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