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Lefteris Petrounias wins Bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics

Lefteris Petrounias won the bronze medal in the rings final in Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday. His score of 15.200 saw him place third after Liu Yang from China claimed a gold medal with 15.500 and You Hao from China won silver with 15.300. The Olympic champion of Rio posted …

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Tentoglou wins Gold in men’s long jump in dramatic final leap

Miltiadis “Miltos” Tentoglou won the men’s long jump in the most dramatic fashion on Monday as he leapt 8.41 meters in his final attempt to snatch the gold medal from Cuba’s Juan Miguel Echevarria. Tentoglou was the world leader coming into Tokyo with an 8.60m leap at a domestic competition …

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Greek top water sports athlete tested positive to Covid-19

for a Greek female water sports athlete the dream of the Olympic Games crashed on a Covid-19 test. The athlete currently in Athens was tested positive on Tuesday, a few hours before leaving for Tokyo, the Hellenic Olympic Committee announced. According to media, the 26-year-old athlete has very mild symptoms …

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Fiasco: State broadcaster misses live feed of Petrounias’ qualification performance

With a fantastic performance in the qualifying round of the Tokyo Olympics, the Lord of the Rings Lefteris Petrounias collected the highest score of all participants, 15,333,, leaving behind the Chinese, Lu Yang with 15,300 points. Too bad that Greeks sitting in front of their TVs did not have the …

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“Lord of the Rings” Lefteris Petrounias wins Gold in Doha, qualifies for Tokyo Olympic

Lefteris Petrounias, the phenomenal Greek athlete on gymnastics still rings, won gold at the 2021 Doha World Cup on Friday and qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games two years after a serious operation on his shoulder. Dubbed “The Lord of the Rings” for his achievements, Petrounias won gold with a …

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Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron win ice dance championship in Tokyo

French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron completed a successful defense of their world title with a sparkling free routine in Japan on Saturday. Now four-time world champions, they made headlines for the wrong reasons at last year’s Winter Olympics after a wardrobe malfunction that left Papadakis overexposed during …

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No radiation in 14 Greeks coming from Japan – GR Food safety measures

Fourteen Greeks, among them a baby, arrived at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport Monday morning  from Japan. Conducted tests by Greek scientists showed no evidence of radiation on them. State television NET showed a woman carrying her 3-month old baby on her arms saying that she left as a precaution measure …

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