Premiere with 2 medals for Greece at European Rowing Championships
Milena Kontou and Zoe Fitsiu won the silver medal in the lightweight double sculls. The Greek crew completed their final effort in 6:54.78, finishing behind the Great Britain crew of Emily Craig and Imogen Grant (6:52.32). The bronze medal went to the French Laura Tarantola and Claire Beauvais with a performance of 6:55.30.
For their part, Petros Gaidatzis and Antonis Papakonstantinou won the bronze medal in the lightweight double sculls, as they completed their effort in the final in 6:15.99. The gold medal was hung around the necks of the Swiss Jan Schäuble and Rafael Achumanda Ireland with a performance of 6:13.81, who left the Italians Stefano Opo and Gabriel Soares in second place with a time of 06:15.06.
Meanwhile, Stefanos Duskos qualified for the skiff final. The "golden" Olympic medalist of Tokyo finished second in the 2nd semi-final series with a performance of 7:00.28 and got the "ticket" for tomorrow's (28/5, 14:25) final, where he will claim a place on the podium. For the record, Duskos finished behind Germany's Oliver Scheidler, who completed his effort in 6:57.17.
Finally, Evangelia Fragou ranked sixth in the 2nd semi-final of the skiff with 7:54.42 and got the "ticket" for tomorrow's (28/5, 11:28) final B.