Stefanidi bags bronze medal in pole vaulting at IAAF championships
Katerina Stefanidi won the bronze medal in women’s pole vaulting at the IAAF World Indoor Track and Field Championships that are taking place in Portland, USA.
The Greek athlete finished third in the competition, behind the USA’s Jennifer Suhr and Sandi Morris with a 4.80-meter vault. Greece was also represented by Nicole Kyriakopoulou in the event, who finished in sixth place after clearing a 4.60-meter vault.
This is the first medal in the competition since Pigi Devetzi won the silver in the triple jump at the 2008 games in Valencia. In total Greek athletes have won 11 medals in the IAAF indoor championships.
You may be interested
Emmy Nominations 2019: See the Full List of Nominees for TV’s Big NightPanos - Jul 17, 2019
The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, officially kicking off this year’s awards season. Actors…
Trump cuts off F-35 for Turkey & lawmakers say sanctions are comingPanos - Jul 17, 2019
After days of silence about whether Turkey will be punished for accepting a Russian-made air defense system, U.S. President Donald…
Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission presidentPanos - Jul 17, 2019
The European Parliament on Tuesday elected Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission — the…