Gold medal winner Katerina Stefanidi entered Maracana stadium first waving the Greek flag for the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday night.
Stefanidi was followed by all members of the Greek mission, the athletes who won a total of six medals at the Rio Games, putting Greece in 26th place in the Olympics ranking.
The Greek national anthem blared once again honoring the country where the Olympic Games were born.
Greece Won 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals in Rio
The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro came to a spectacular close, with Greek athletes winning three gold, one silver and two bronze medals. This is the 5th best performance for Greece in the modern Olympics.
Anna Korakaki won the first two medals for Greece in shooting, followed by a gold medal from world rings champion Eleftherios Petrounias. Marathon swimmer Spyridon Gianniotis came second in the 10km race, narrowly missing the gold.
Another gold medal came from pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi, while Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kagialis won the bronze medal in the men’s 470 dinghy sailing event.
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