Emmanuel Karalis secures silver medal at European Athletics Championship

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Emmanuel Karalis secured the silver medal in the pole vault final held on the last day of the European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, Italy.

The 24-year-old champion performed amazingly and achieved a personal record with 5.87m.

Karalis finished behind the unbeaten Armand Duplantis who set a Games record of 6.10m. The bronze medal went to Turkey’s Ersu Sasma with 5.82m. 

Karalis’ victory means Greece has finished the European Athletics Championships with three medals this year after Katerina Stefanidis won the silver medal in pole vault and Miltos Tentoglou secured the gold medal in long jump.

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