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Greek Para Swimming Champion: Role Models More Than Likes, Followers

Greek para swimming champion Antonis Tsapatakis spoke about the influence social media has on society upon his return to Athens on Thursday.

Greek Swimmer Christou Grabs Bronze at European Championships

Greek swimmer Apostolos Christou finished third in the final of the 100 meters backstroke and won a well deserved bronze medal for Greece at the European Championships in Budapest on Thursday. Christou adds another medal for Greece in swimming after...

Ntountounaki is First Greek Woman Swimmer To Win European Gold

Swimming in the final of the women’s 100 butterfly, Anna Ntountounaki became Greece’s first-ever woman to win a gold medal in swimming

Shark Swimming In Shallows of Greek Beach Alarms Onlookers

A shark was spotted swimming in extremely shallow waters of well-known Greek beach Karathonas on Tuesday afternoon.

Coronavirus Lockdown: Greece Bans Swimming, Fishing, Water Sports

Authorities in Greece have banned swimming, fishing and water sports as the country toughens up its already severe restrictions of movement to combat the spread of coronavirus. According to public broadcaster ERT, the Ministry of Shipping and Islands Policy has...

Greece's Andreas Vazaios Wins Second Gold Medal in Glasgow

Greece's swimming champion Andreas Vazaios won his second gold medal in Glasgow's European Short Course Swimming Championships on Sunday evening. Vazaios won the gold medal in the race of the 200m butterfly and broke another national record of Greece by...

Greece's Andreas Vazaios Breaks Greek and European Swimming Records

Greek swimmer Andreas Vazaios won the gold medal on Friday night in the 200-meter Independent Medley at the 25th European Swimming Championship in Glasgow, Scotland. The Greek athlete achieved the perfect performance, breaking the European record. Vazeos finished in 1:50.85, breaking...

Greek Athlete Spiros Gianniotis to be Inducted Into Swimming Hall of Fame in 2020

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame announced on Saturday that Greek swimmer Spiros Gianniotis will be inducted into the Swimming Hall of Fame in 2020. Gianniotis will become the second Greek swimmer to be a member of the Hall...

Eight Greek Swimmers Challenged by Difficult 45-km Sea Crossing

Smiles and enthusiasm define the eight young swimmers who are members of the group Pastra Cretonaxiosa. Their goal is to swim across the English channel on Monday, August 29. They will start their 45-km sea crossing from Dover and...

How Greek Athletes Fared on the 3rd Day of Rio Olympics

The third day of the Greek athletes in the Rio Olympics started with a great performance of the men's water polo team that ended with a 9-9 draw against world champions Serbia. Despite a great start that found the Greeks...