Greek fencer lunges at her Vietnamese opponent in Rio


Greece’s Aikaterini-Maria Kontochristopoulou (left) takes a lunge Wednesday against Do Thi Anh (right) of Vietnam during the women’s foil individual round of 64 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Fencing events at the Carioca Arena 3 in the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. On Tuesday, shooter Anna Korakaki won Greece’s first gold medal of the Rio Olympicsin the women’s 25-meter pistol contest. Greece has high hopes for several athletes this year including gymnast Lefteris Petrounias. [Jose Mendez/EPA]