Daily Preview: Greece Rio 2016 Olympics (Day 4, Tuesday, Aug 9)

- DAILY PREVIEW: GREECE RIO 2016 OLYMPICS -

DAY 4, TUESDAY, AUGUST 9TH

AGONAsport.com brings you a preview of all of Greece’s Athletes competing in Day 4 (Tuesday, August 9) of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. For an in-depth preview of all of Greece’s athletes click here.

 

TODAY'S COMPETING GREEK ATHLETES

Shooting - Women's 25m Pistol, Qualifying (8:00, 11:00 AM): Anna Korakaki
***After winning Greece's first and only medal (to date) at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Anna Korakaki will compete in her "best" event, the Women's 25m pistol. Qualifying will begin at 8:00 AM with the rapid round and 11:00 AM with the precision round. She is one the favorites to win a medal in the competition!

Archery - Women's Individual, Round of 64 (8:39 AM): Evangelia Psarra
***Evangelia Psarra will face Kaori Kawanaka from Japan in the Round of 64. The Greek athlete finished 55th in qualifying while Kawanaka finished in 10th. The winner will advance to the Round of 32 to play either Folkard or Rochmawati.

Archery - Women's Individual, Round of 32 (9:05 AM): ***Evangelia Psarra***
***If Evangelia Psarra defeats Kaori Kawanaka from Japan she will advance to the Round of 32 to face off against Folkard or Rochmawati

Rowing – Women’s Double Sculls, Semi-final A (9:10 AM): S. Asoumanaki & A. Nikolaidou
***Asoumanaki and Nikolaidou will hope for a top 3 finish in the semi-finals of the their event, which will lead to a place in Thursday's FINAL. They will compete against Germany, China, Lithuania, USA, and New Zealand. 

Judo – Men’s 81kg, Round of 32 (9:49 AM): Roman Moustopoulos
***Moustopoulos will face Juan Diego Turcios from Ecuador in the Round of 32 in his event. 

Rowing – Men’s Coxless Lightweight Four, Semi-final 2 (10:00 AM): Greece
***S. Ntouskos, I. Petrou, S. Giannaros, P. Magdanis will hope for a top 3 finish in the semi-finals of the their event, which will lead to a place in Thursday's FINAL. They will compete against Czech Republic, China, Switzerland, USA, and Denmark.

Judo – Men’s 81kg, Round of 16 (11:06 AM): ***Roman Moustopoulos***
***If Moustopoulos defeats Turcios in the Round of 32 he will face either Tchrikishvili (GEO) or Morales (CUB) in the Round of 16. In this round he will have an extremely difficult task ahead of him.

Judo – Men’s 81kg, Quarter-finals (11:48 AM): ***Roman Moustopoulos***
***If Moustopoulos advances from the Round of 16 he will compete in the quarter-finals. 

Sailing – Men’s RSX, Preliminary Races 4-6 (12:05 PM): Byron Kokkalanis
***Kokkalanis will continue in the RSX Event after finishing 3rd in the first 3 races.

Sailing – Women's RSX, Preliminary Races 4-6 (12:05 PM): Angeliki Skarlatou
***Skarlatou will continue in the RSX Event after finishing 12th in the first 3 races.

Sailing – Men’s Finn, Preliminary Races 4-6 (12:05 PM): Ioannis Mitakis
***Mitakis will begin in the preliminary races of the event.

 Swimming – Men’s 100m Freestyle, Heat 5 (12:14 PM): Kristian Gkolomeev
***Gkolomeev will compete in the heat qualifying round with the hopes of a top 16 finish to qualify for the semi-finals. He will swim in Lane 1 of Heat 5.

 Swimming – Men’s 200m Breaststroke, Heat 2 (12:55 PM): Dimitris Koulouris
***Koulouris will compete in the heat qualifying round with the hopes of a top 16 finish to qualify for the semi-finals. He will swim in Lane 5 of Heat 2.

 Swimming – Men’s 200m Breaststroke, Heat 3 (1:00 PM): Panagiotis Samilidis
***Samilidis will compete in the heat qualifying round with the hopes of a top 16 finish to qualify for the semi-finals. He will swim in Lane 8 of Heat 3.

Shooting - Women's 25m Pistol, Semi-Finals (2:30 PM): ***Anna Korakaki***
***If Korakaki advances from the qualifying round, she will compete in the semi-finals at 2:30 PM.

Shooting - Women's 25m Pistol, Final, 3rd Place Match (2:45, 2:55 PM): ***Anna Korakaki***
***If Korakaki advances the semi-final round she will compete for the GOLD medal at 2:55. If she is defeated in the semi-finals she will look for her second bronze medal at the Rio 2016 Game at 2:45 PM.

Judo – Men’s 81kg, Semi-finals (3:12 PM): ***Roman Moustopoulos***
***If Moustopoulos advances from the quarter-finals he will compete in the semi-finals. 

Judo – Men’s 81kg, Final/3rd Place (4:01 PM): ***Roman Moustopoulos***
***If Moustopoulos advances from the semi-finals he will compete in the final for the gold medal. 

Swimming – Men’s 100m Freestyle, Semi-Finals (9:03 PM): ***Kristian Gkolomeev***
***If Kristian Gkolomeev finishes in the Top 16 from the heats he will compete in the Semi-finals of the Event. Eight of the 16 athletes in the semi-finals will qualify for the event's Final Round.

 Swimming – Men’s 200m Breaststroke, Semi-Finals (10:03 PM): ***Koulouris, Samilidis***
***If Koulouris and/or Samilidis finishe in the Top 16 from the heats they will compete in the Semi-finals of the Event. Eight of the 16 athletes in the semi-finals will qualify for the event's Final Round.


*Please note that Heats are considered qualifying rounds while FINAL rounds are the “medal” rounds.

 

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