Greece Triumph: Gold metal for Stefanidi, Kyriakopoulou Wins Silver metal (video+photos)
Greece’s athletes set new records at the Women’s Pole Vault final at the European Athletics Championship which took place in Berlin, Germany.
This was the first time that two Greek athletes got first and second place in the same sport in championship history.
Katerina Stefanidi & Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou took home gold and silver, respectively. The 2 athletes went toe-to-toe for 1st place with both scoring a high score of 4.80.
Stefanidi, who holds the pole vault European, title missed her first attempt of a 4.85 meters jump to break ahead of Kyriakopoulou to take first place…Scoring her season best, Kyriakopoulou took silver with her 4.80 meters jump.
Greece’s political world congratulated the two athletes for their impressive performance and the titles they brought to the country.