Greece wins Gold in junior women’s pair rowing at Youth Olympic Games


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Christina Bourbou and Maria Kyridou have won a gold medal in the junior women's pair rowing event held at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games at Buenos Aires.

The girls also made history as it is the first gold for Greece at the Youth Olympic Games.

World champions and European champions had another extraordinary race, which placed them first on the finish line.  The two girls from Thessaloniki finished with a time of  1: 40.00 with the Czech winning silver with a time of  1: 40.09 and  Romania won bronze at 1: 40.29, while the fourth was China, with a time of 1: 45.85.

The competition in Buenos Aires winds up October 18.