15th Ambassador’s Cup Held in Washington D.C.

15th Ambassador’s Cup basketball tournament was held in Washington D. C. The tournament is organised by Lithuanian Embassy in the USA together with Lithuanian Athletic Union of North America (ŠALFASS).

12 teams competed for the trophy presented by Lithuanian Basketball Federation: US State Department, Pentagon, Lithuanian Embassy, EU Office and NGOs, combined team of Estonian and Latvian diplomats, as well as American Lithuanian teams from Washington D.C., Colorado, New York, Texas, Baltimore, Florida and New Jersey.

Senieji Krienai from Texas won the trophy after beating Geležinis Vilkas from New York in the final 55:41.

Lithuanian Ambassador in the USA, Rolandas Kriščiūnas, presented the Cup to the champions and thanked ŠALFASS chairman Laurynas Misevičius, NBA referee Gediminas Petraitis, Lithuanian Basketball Federation, Jonas Valančiūnas Foundation, US Lithuanian community, Lithuanian Foundation and Colour Basis and TCE LLC companies for the organisation.