Stepas Butautas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Stepas Butautas
Stepas Butautas and Valdas Adamkus (1999).jpeg
Stepas Butautas (left)
Personal information
Born August 25, 1925
Kaunas, Lithuania
Died March 22, 2001(2001-03-22) (aged 75)
Kaunas, Lithuania

Stepas Butautas (August 25, 1925 – March 22, 2001 in Kaunas) was a Lithuanian basketball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He trained at VSS Žalgiris in Kaunas.[1]

He was a member of the Soviet team, which won the silver medal. He played all eight matches.

His son Ramūnas Butautas was a head coach of Lithuania national basketball team. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.


  1. ^ Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games. (in Russian) (2nd ed. ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 306. 

External links[edit]