A new great success for Greek water polo, as the Greek National team won the gold medal at the Men’s Junior World Championships held in Belgrade.
The Greek team made an excellent game in the final and defeated Croatia in the penalty shootout with 5-3. The regular season ended 7-7, with the Greek team being ahead of 7-6 and being equaled just two seconds before the finish.
However, Teo Lorando’s players found the mental reserves and prevailed in the penalty shootout, concluding the overturn, as the Croatians were steadily ahead of the score.
It is the second gold medal that Greece conquers in this category, after 2001 in Istanbul and the final against the same rival. The Greek team has made it to the final two more times, winning silver, on 1995 in France (defeated by Hungary) and on 2011 in Croatia (defeated by Croatia).
- Lighting of Olympic flame for Winter Olympics 'PyeongChang 2018' at ancient Olympia
- GNTO video "Greece - A 365-Day Destination" to compete in UNWTO contest
- At least 200 Chinese companies to participate in 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair
- Dormition of Virgin celebrated throughout Greece
- Finance Minister: Government doesn't question data on which its program was based on
Latest from E.Tsiliopoulos
- Greece-Cyprus-Jordan summit to focus on energy and Cypriot issue
- Top seismologist: More earthquakes expected
- Erdogan vows to “drown” US-backed Syrian Border Force
- Impressive increase of visitors and revenues for Greek museums
- FYROM minister:“Greece does not have the exclusivity of the term ‘Macedonia'”