WATER POLO: Greece’s women’s national water polo team wrapped up group play at the 2019 World Championships with a 13-7 win over Kazakhstan, and will now face China for a chance to reach their eighth consecutive World Championship quarterfinal.
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.
WATER POLO: The Greek women’s national water polo team did not get off to a good start at the World Championships, as the 2011 world champions were destroyed 14-4 by Spain in the opening match of group play.
TENNIS: After winning bronze at the U14 European Summer Cup, Michaela Laki, Nikoleta Paretzoglou, and Athina Pitta became the first Greek tennis team of any age group or gender to ever win a medal at the European Championships.
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.
TENNIS: It was a mixed day for the Greeks at Wimbledon, as Maria Sakkari defeated American Bernarda Pera in straight sets, while world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas lost in five sets to Italy’s Thomas Fabbiano in the first round.
WATER POLO: Despite a late Olympiacos comeback to tie the game at 10-10 with three unanswered goals, Hungary’s FTC Telekom Budapest won on penalties to be crowned European champions for the first time in club history.