Greek athletes win gold medals at the World Transplant Games in Perth


Greece’s table tennis team will return with top honours from Perth in Western Australia after claiming gold medals in the 2023 World Transplant Games.

Christos Xenos and Alexandros Diakoumakos each won two gold medals in Perth.

On Thursday, April 20, the 59-year-old Xenos, who has been winning international medals since the 1990s, was named the singles winner in the 50-59 age category. The 24-year-old Diakoumakos also won gold in the 18-29 year old category.

The next day, in the final of the World Games, Xenos and Diakoumakos won first place in the men’s doubles in the 18-29 years category (Xenos had the right to compete there).

Athanasios Anachourlis and Kostas Kalos also competed in the table tennis tournament of the event and in the singles they placed 5-8 and 9-16 respectively.




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