Eleftherios Petrounias secures spot in 2024 Olympic Games after silver medal win


Talented Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias has won a silver medal at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp.

Petrounias’ win means he has secured a spot at the Summer Olympics in Paris next year.

Also known as ‘Lord of the Rings,’ Petrounias displayed great skill and strength during his performance, which almost led him to receiving gold. Chinese gymnast Yang claimed first place with a score of 15.233.

He defeated his competitors Azero Simonov, Austrian Heck, and Armenians Avetisian and Davtian.




By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Latest News

The Larcos family: Navigating generational trauma from the Turkish invasion of Cyprus

The Larcos family could never have anticipated the upheaval that awaited them when they made the decision to relocate from Australia to Cyprus.

A lifetime of diplomacy: A conversation with Prokopis Vanezis

It was an afternoon full of stories—many untold—poetry, dragons, and a single fairy unfolds as the present meets the past to discuss the future.

Cyprus’ cultural heritage is not for sale

For centuries, ancient artefacts, art, and relics have been a topic of ownership, provenance, and morality debates.

Beyond sheftalies: Cypriot Australian youth keep reunification flame burning 50 years on

Young Cypriot Australians, born decades after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, are grappling with the conflict’s enduring legacy.

50 years of occupation: Who remembers Cyprus?

At the Ledra Palace check point in Nicosia, Cyprus stands a red and white sign that reads: ‘TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS FOREVER.'

You May Also Like

Remembering the victims of the Arkadi Monastery holocaust in Crete

On this day in 1866, one of the bloodiest events in modern Greek history took place at the historic Monastery of Arkadi in central Crete.

Greece to build new refugee camps, cut reception stays on islands

Greece has promised to build new reception centres for refugees and cut the maximum stay in camps on its now-overcrowded islands.

Australia’s oldest Greek Orthodox church reopens after major renovations

The Church of Aghia Triada in Surry Hills - the oldest Greek Orthodox church in Australia - has reopened after extensive restoration.