By Markos Papadatos
In the still rings, as Digital Journal reported, on August 15, gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias took home the gold, after delivering a flawless routine on the rings, where Petrounias emerged as the new “Lord of the Rings.”
Katerina Stefanidi was crowned the new queen of pole vault in Rio de Janeiro, after clearing 4.85 meters, on August 19, in a tight race with American pole vaulter Sandi Morris.
After a very tight race, which resulted in a tie in timing, long-distance swimmer Spyridon Gianniotis,the oldest competitor in the event, won the silver medal in the Men’s 10 kilometer open water marathon swim on August 16.
Greek sailors Pavlos Kagialis and Panagiotis Mantis took home the bronze medal in Men’s 470 sailing competition on August 18.