OLYMPIC SPORTS: Greece’s Miltiadis Tentoglou won a historic gold in the long jump at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Gavle, Sweden, while 19-year-old Emmanouil Karalis also starred by winning silver in the pole vault.
SWIMMING: Apostolos Papastamos won gold medals at the European Junior Swimming Championships in both the 200m individual medley and the 400m individual medley, with the 18-year-old also qualifying for the 2020 Olympics.
KICKBOXING: A major success for Greek kickboxing took place in Shenzhou, China where Giannis Boukis, accompanied by his trainer and manager Stelios Politis, claimed second place in the 8-man Tournament of the WuLiFeng promotion.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Four-time defending champion Eleftherios Petrounias will be unable to defend his title in the men’s rings at the European Gymnastics Championships, as he is recovering from injury.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (BOXING): The “Gods of War 12-WLF” event held at the Dais Sports Center in Marousi, Athens was a huge success for the Greek team. With international title belts on the line, the competition was a feast for the eyes.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: With preparation for the 2020 Olympics in full swing, Stoiximan.gr announced that they will sponsor many Greek athletes and teams to help them achieve their goals on the “Road to Tokyo.”