Mantis and Kagialis take bronze in Rio


Bronze medalists Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kagialis of Greece celebrate after the men’s 470 sailing race at Marina da Gloria during the Rio Olympics Thursday. "Our appetite has been sharpened. We now want more medals. We thought of quitting after failing to qualify for the London Olympics. But it only made us stronger and we managed to win a medal here [in Rio]," Mantis told public broadcaster ERT after the race. The Greek duo finished behind Croatians Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic, who won the gold medal, and Australia’s Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan, who took the silver. [AFP]