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Astonishing Percentage of Greek Beaches Found Suitable for Swimming

A report released by the European Environment Agency that assessed over 92% of Greece’s beaches found that the score is 97.2% on the rating scale. The European Environment Agency recently announced that Greece’s sea waters are among the cleanest in...

Greece's Andreas Vazaios Wins Gold in 200m IM Swimming

Greece’s Andreas Vazaios picked up the men’s 200-meter Individual Medley title at he 2016 European Aquatics Championships in London. Vazaios turned in a top time of 1:58.18 for the win, moving up to ninth place in the world rankings. Israel’s Gal...

Lonely Planet: Best Beaches of the Ionian Islands

Lonely Planet travel site compiled a list of the best beaches of the Ionian islands. Whether it be the stunning turquoise waters or dreamy golden sands, chances are there's a dream beach for you. Best: Myrto Beach, Kefalonia Best-kept secret: Voutoumi,...

Greek Long Distance Swimmer Gianniotis Finishes Third in World Aquatics Championships

Spyros Gianniotis won the bronze medal in the 10 kilometer open water race in the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia. Gainniotis, who hails from the Greek island of Corfu, swam the race in 1 hour, 50 minutes and 00.8...

Apostolos Christou Wins Gold Medal in Swimming

Greek 18-year-old Apostolos Christou won the gold medal in the 100 meters backstroke in the European Juniors Championship held at Dordrecht in the Netherlands. Christou not only won first place in the competition, but also broke the world junior record...

XTERRA: 2nd Greek Triathlon Championship

XTERRA, one of the world’s premier triathlon Championships will be held in 2014 in Greece, for the second time. After the success of the event last year, it is scheduled to take place again on June 21, in and...

Swimmer Spyros Gianniotis Undefeated in 2012

Swimmer Spyros Gianniotis has been unbeatable during the year 2012. He competed in 10km open water swimming. The Greek champion beat his challengers yesterday in Eilat, Israel. But Spyros Gianniotis doesn't have beginner's luck! He finished first at the World...