- DAILY PREVIEW: GREECE RIO 2016 OLYMPICS -
DAY 14, friDAY, AUGUST 19TH
AGONAsport.com brings you a preview of all of Greece’s Athletes competing in Day 14 (Friday, August 19) of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. For an in-depth preview of all of Greece’s athletes click here. **All time are listed in EST (New York) which is 7 hours behind the local Greek time. All CAPITALIZED sports are considered Final or Medal Rounds.
TODAY'S COMPETING GREEK ATHLETES
TRACK & FIELD – Men's 50km walk, FINAL Round (7:00 AM): Alexandros Papamichail
***After a good showing in the Men's 20km walk (20th), Alexandros Papamichail will compete in today's 50km walk.
Gymnastics – Women's Individual All-Around, Qualification (9:20 AM-3:20 PM) Varvara Filiou
***Filiou will begin in the qualification phase of the Women's All-Around Gymnastics event. She will compete in 4 different rotations throughout the day with hopes of qualifying for tomorrow's final.
TRACK & FIELD – Women's 20km walk, FINAL Round (1:30 PM AM): Antigoni Drisbioti, Panayiota Tsinopoulou
***There will be two Greek athletes competing in today's Women's 20km walk, Antogoni Drisbioti and Panayiota Tsinopoulou. Both will look for a good finish and final ranking in today's event.
TRACK & FIELD – Women's Pole Vault, FINAL Round (7:30 PM): Katerina Stefanidis
***The last big medal hope for Greece, Katerina Stefanidis, is in action in today's Women's Pole Vault Final. The current European Champion will be a heavy favorite to finish in the top 3, especially after finishing first in qualifying. Before the competition, she announced that a jump of 4.86 meters will bring a medal.
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