Olympic Sports

Greek track and field youngsters on the rise

Greek track and field youngsters on the rise

OLYMPIC SPORTS: AGONAsport takes a look at the talented new generation of Greek track and field stars, who have already won a plethora of medals in major international competitions at various levels and age groups.

Petrounias finishes fourth in Stuttgart

Petrounias finishes fourth in Stuttgart

OLYMPIC SPORTS: Three-time defending champion Eleftherios Petrounias finished fourth in the men’s rings at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, and the reigning Olympic champion is now in danger of not qualifying for the 2020 Olympics.

Another successful year for Greek track and field

Another successful year for Greek track and field

OLYMPIC SPORTS: AGONAsport looks at achievements in track and field in 2019, which are a product of Greece’s recent resurgence in the sport.

Disappointing day five in Doha

Disappointing day five in Doha

OLYMPIC SPORTS: Michail Anastasakis and 19-year-old Christos Frantzeskakis failed to reach the final in the men’s hammer throw at the World Athletics Championships in Qatar, with Anastasakis just narrowly missing out.

Douvalidis impresses on day four in Doha

Douvalidis impresses on day four in Doha

OLYMPIC SPORTS: In a day of mixed results for Greek athletes at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Qatar, Konstantinos Douvalidis advanced to the semifinals of the men’s 110 metres hurdles.

Mediocre day two in Doha

Mediocre day two in Doha

OLYMPIC SPORTS: After a strong start to the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Qatar on day one, the Greeks were unimpressive on day two.

Sixteen Greeks set to compete in Doha

Sixteen Greeks set to compete in Doha

OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Despite missing Paraskevi Papachristou due to injury, Greece are sending a strong team to the 2019 World Athletics Championships, which includes the likes of Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou, Katerina Stefanidi, and Miltiadis Tentoglou.

Papastamos breaks world record in Budapest

Papastamos breaks world record in Budapest

OLYMPIC SPORTS: Greece’s Apostolos Papastamos broke the world junior record to win gold in the men’s 400 m individual medley at the 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, while also winning bronze in the 200 m individual medley.