Tagged: Korakaki

Gold medalist Korakaki slams Greek government

Shooting gold medalist Anna Korakaki lashed out at the Greek government after she missed out on Thursday’s special ceremony honoring the Rio Olympic team. The 19-year-old, who won two of Greece’s six medals this month, a gold in the 25-metre pistol event and a bronze in the 10-metre air pistol, said she was not invited […]

President Pavlopoulos to receive Olympic medalists – except Korakaki

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos will receive Greece’s Olympic medalists at the Presidential Mansion at 13:00 on Thursday. There appears to be some confusion over Anna Korakaki however, who will not be attending the event. According to the Olympic medalist’s father, the event organizers forgot to send an invitation. Shortly later though […]

Korakaki’s makeshift shooting range in Drama knocked down

The municipal authorities of Drama have knocked down the makeshift shooting range used by Olympic gold medalist Anna Korakaki to train. According to local mayor Christodoulos Mamsakos the ‘facilities’ that were being used by Korakaki were ‘unacceptable’ and pledged to install a more adequate container, despite lack of funding. The decision to knock down the […]

Rio Olympics: Korakaki bags the first medal for Greece

Anna Korakaki has won the first medal for Greece in the Olympic Games being held in Rio. Korakaki took the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol final on Sunday. Chinese athlete Zhang Mengxue came first with 199.4 points, followed by Russia’s Vitalina Batsarashhina with 197.1 points and Korakaki in third place with 177.7 points. […]