Pre­mier hails Greek medal­ists, says ath­letes need sup­port

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Prime Min­is­ter Alexis Tsipras is seen at Max­i­mos Man­sion in Athens yes­ter­day with ath­letes who rep­re­sented Greece at the 34th Euro­pean Ath­let­ics In­door Cham­pi­onships in Bel­grade, in­clud­ing pole vaulters Ka­te­rina Ste­fanidi and Con­stanti­nos Filip­pidis and triple-jumper Voula Pa­pachris­tou. Ste­fanidi took gold af­ter jump­ing 4.85 me­ters, Filip­pidis beat his own na­tional record to win silver with a jump of 5.85 m while Pa­pachris­tou landed bronze af­ter reach­ing 14.24 m. Tsipras con­grat­u­lated the medal­ists and said more must be done to sup­port young ath­letes in Greece.

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