- DAILY Recap: GREECE RIO 2016 OLYmPICS -
DAY 6, THURSDAY, AUGUST 11TH
AGONAsport.com brings you a recap of all of Greece’s Athletes that competed in Day 6 (Thursday, August 11) of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
TODAY'S COMPETING GREEK ATHLETES
Rowing – Men's Coxless Four, Semi-final A: Greece
***The Men's rowing team consisting of Angelopoulos, Christou, Tsilis & Tziallas finished in 5th place in Semi-Final A and did not progress to tomorrow's final. They will race in the 7th-12th place race tomorrow.
ROWING – Women’s Double Sculls, FINAL: S. Asoumanaki & A. Nikolaidou
***A bad start from Asoumanaki and Nikolaidou cost them a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics after finishing in 4th place in today's final. Full story here...
ROWING – Men’s Coxless Lightweight Four, FINAL: Greece
***The surprise team in the Men's Coxless Lightweight Four event, Greece, finished in last place of today's final. Despite their 6th placed finish, the four-men Greek team consisting of S. Ntouskos, I. Petrou, S. Giannaros, and P. Magdanis will see Rio 2016 as a huge success making it to the final of the competition. Full story here...
Swimming – Men’s 50m Freestyle, Heat 8: Odyssefs Meladinis
***Meladinis finished in 8th place of Heat 8 in the Men's 50m Freestyle and was eliminated from the competition. He recorded a time of 22.47 seconds and ranked 33rd overall.
Swimming – Men’s 50m Freestyle, Heat 10: Kristian Gkolomeev
***After Vazaios, Gkolomeev became the second Greek swimmer to progress to the semi-finals of a swimming event at the Rio Games. Gkolomeev finished his heat in 5th place with a time of 21.93. He will be the 10th ranked swimmer in tonight's semi-final which will take place at 9:03 PM.
Sailing – Men’s RSX, Preliminary Races 7-9: Byron Kokkalanis
***Kokkalanis placed 5th in Race 7, 8th in race 8, and 12th in race 9 for the day. He remained in 4th place in the overall standings.
Sailing – Mixed-Narca 17, Preliminary Races 3-6: Bekatorou & Petaniotis
***Bekatorou and Petaniotis had 4 races today and finished in 16th, 4th, 6th, and 11th. They are currently 14th with 6 races to go in the preliminary round.
Sailing – Men’s Finn, Preliminary Races 5-6: Ioannis Mitakis
***It was a rough day for Mitakis after finishing race 5 in 13th place and Race 6 in 11th place. He fell in standings from 4th to 8th.
Sailing – Men’s 470, Preliminary Races 3-4: Kagialis & Maniatis
***It was a great day for Kagialias & Maniatis after finishing first in the 3rd race and 5th in the 4th race. They are currently 3rd overall after 4 races.
Sailing – Women's RSX, Preliminary Races 7-9: Angeliki Skarlatou
***Skarlatou was far from her best today falling 3 places in the overall ranking to 18th. She did not finish race 7, was 20th in race 8, and 16th in race 9. There are only 3 races left for her to reach the top 8 and qualify for the competition's medal race.
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