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Greece’s Medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have come to a close and Greece is walking away from the games with a total of four medals. Greece won two gold medals, one silver, and one bronze, and the nation's top prizes came in from the men's single sculls rowing--where Stefanos Ntouskos broke the Olympic record with his time--and the men's long jump, where Miltiadis Tentoglou pulled off a shocking upset.

Lord of the Rings Petrounias Wins Gold at Gymnastics World Cup

Greece’s Olympic gymnastics champion in the still rings, Eleftherios Petrounias, won gold on Saturday at the 2020 World Cup Gymnastics held in Melbourne, Australia. His win is another step towards qualification for the Tokyo Olympics. He also needs to win  in...

Greek Champion Petrounias Ready to Fight for Tokyo Olympics Qualification

Greece's Olympic gymnastics champion in the still rings, Eleftherios Petrounias, is ready to fight the battle of his life to qualify for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan later this year. Petrounias uploaded two photographs to his personal Facebook page...

Greece's Petrounias Wins Silver Medal in Germany; Road to Tokyo Toughens Up

Greek Olympic champion Eleftherios Petrounias won the silver medal on Saturday during the World Cup finals in the German city of Cottbus. This left the Greek athlete with a bittersweet aftertaste since his road to qualify for the Olympic Games...

The Greek Sports Legends of the Greek Crisis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKuKsG9EBXk Some Greek athletes have defied all odds during the decade of Greece's financial crisis, rising to the world stage and becoming legends of sport. As the nation suffered from years of unprecedented austerity, violence and instability, this group of individuals...

Olympic Champion Petrounias Promises More Medals Upon Arrival to Greece

Blissful and with a permanent grin on his face, rings gold medalist Eleftherios Petrounias promised more medals upon his arrival to Greece from the Rio Olympics. Petrounias landed at Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport a little after noon on Thursday....

Gold Medal Winner Stefanidi Bears Greek Flag in Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

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...