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Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold Munich 1972 Team Competition
Bronze Mexico City 1968 Team Competition
World Championship
Gold Montevideo 1967 USSR
Gold Puerto Rico 1974 USSR
European Championship
Gold USSR 1965 USSR
Gold Finland 1967 USSR
Gold Italy 1969 USSR
Gold West Germany 1971 USSR
Bronze Spain 1973 USSR

Modestas Paulauskas (March 19, 1945 in Kretinga) is a retired Lithuanian basketball player who won gold with the Soviet basketball team in the 1972 Olympic basketball tournament. He also won a bronze medal with the team at the 1968 Summer Olympics. Paulauskas trained at VSS Žalgiris in Kaunas. He is known as one of the best players of all-time of Lithuania. He had a tremendous dribbling ability and he was "foot-ahead player" of his generation. At current time he works as a coach with youngsters.



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