Latvia Sports Stars

An exhibition called Latvia Sports Stars that lights up 43 brightest stars in our sports heaven.

The journey from the first Olympic medal to the last gold medal is revealed, and the exhibition is formed to play the role of a signpost to them who are dreaming to participate in Olympic Games. Step by step in chronological order plane tables exposed in three storeys tells us about the success of legendary Latvian athletes of past and present. It begins with the brilliant lifter Jānis Krauze (1893-1919) and ends with the Latvian Iron man (Dzelzs vīrs) ice hockey player Kārlis Skrastiņš (1974-2011).

18 different kinds of sports are represented in the exhibition – rowing, speed skating, basketball, bobsleigh, BMX, judo, wrestling Greco-Roman, ice hockey, luge, swimming, cycling, skeleton, lifting, weightlifting, chess, shooting, athletics, gymnastics and volleyball.

An insight into the exhibition Latvia Sports Stars (author – Guntis Vāveris):

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