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Greek rowers land two Euro golds and a silver

By George Georgakopoulos

Greek rowers dominated the European Rowing Championship on Sunday as they secured two gold medals and one silver at Varese, Italy, to keep Greece among the top nations in the sport.

The crew of brothers Apostolos and Nikos Godoulas, Yiannis Christou and Giorgos Tziallas won the menís four final, leaving runner-up Romania almost two seconds behind them.

Panayiotis Magdanis and Spyros Yiannaros earned Greeceís other gold by finishing first in the final of the menís lightweight double sculls.

A little earlier, in the womenís lightweight double sculls final Christina Yiazitzidou and Alexandra Tsiavou had finished second to clinch silver, after getting a bronze in the London Olympics.

ekathimerini.com , Sunday September 16, 2012 (22:39)  
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