Greece’s National Boxing Team bags four medals at European Championships

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Greece’s National Boxing Team returned from Croatia on Monday with four medals after participating in the “Youth Men and Women” EUBC (European Boxing Confederation) Youth Championships.

According to zougla.gr, the event is held from April 2 to 15 in Poreč, with Greece coming home having won one gold, one silver, two bronze and fifth places in one of the most difficult and important international events.

The “Golden” Panagiota Kouzilou, the “Silver” Ourania Kantzari, the “Bronze” Maria Georgopoulou and Anna Maria Trifylli raised high the “flag” of Greek Boxing and wearing their medals full of smiles and pride upon their arrival “fell” into the arms of their own people and friends who warmly welcomed them at the “Eleftherios Venizelos” Airport.

President of the Hellenic Boxing Federation, Mr. Haris Mariolis addressed all the athletes with pride and congratulated them, stating that “Greek Boxing is living a historic moment”.

“The success of our girls to win 4 medals is a strong message for the development and promotion of women’s boxing in Greece. It is clear proof that women have the ability and ability to stand out on the sports scene, while offering great examples for young athletes starting their “journey” in boxing”, Mariolis said.

“Our sport is on the rise and these successes point the way to even greater recognition and success in the future. Supporting and promoting the sport of boxing, especially women’s boxing, is vital for the development of the sport in Greece.”

Source: zougla.gr

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