The Greek swimming team excelled during the 12th Finswimming Junior World Championship (July 15-20 2012) in Graz, Austria. Our country is more than proud for the 11 medals the Greek athletes returned with (2 Gold, 5 Silver, 4 Bronze).
Greek swimmer Stathis Birbas ranked second at 6,000 meters with a wonderful time 57:21.05. Panagiotis Iatroudis came in fourth behind Birbas, with 58:05.28.
Greek Sylia Vasilopoulou won the bronze medal in the same category, finishing 3rd at 1:01:05.46.
Giorgos Papoutsis, Christos Christoforides, Konstantina Kalogeropoulou, Chrimatopoulou Katerina, Souli Dimitra, Tsiliggiri Katerina were among the Greeks who showed that our athletic spirit has not been harmed by the harsh times we are going through.