- Petrounias European Champion -
Petrounias won another gold medal in the rings! The Greek athlete finished in 1st place in the European Championships for the second straight year.
The 25 year old Greek athlete seems to be ready for this year's summer Olympic Games in Brazil. Petrounias won yet another gold medal in the rings, this time at the European Championships in Bern, Switzerland. He is the first athlete in 20 years to be crowned the back-to-back European Champion. Petrounias won the gold with a score of 15.866, defeating second placed Armenian Devtyan (scored 15.633).
Petrounias has had great success in recent years, winning many gold medals, including this years World Championships. He is favored to win the gold medal in Rio this summer.