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Long jumper Tsatoumas takes Greece's second silver at European Championships

Greece won its second medal at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland, on Sunday with Louis Tsatoumas coming second in the long jump.

Briton Greg Rutherford won the event with a leap of 8.29 meters. Tsatoumas took silver with 8.15 meters, just one centimeter ahead of France's Kafetien Gomis, who claimed bronze.

Tsatoumas said he put all his effort into his first jump as he was suffering from an ankle problem and knew he would not be able to perform well in the subsequent efforts.

This medal is a great success for me, said the 32-year-old Greek athlete, who received a congratulatory telegram from President Karolos Papoulias.

His is the second medal for Greece at these championships after Katerina Stefanidi also won silver in the womens pole vault.

ekathimerini.com , Monday August 18, 2014 (10:28)  
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