Greek athletes enter Winter Olympics


After various postponements due to the adverse weather conditions in Pyeongchang, Greece finally had its first participants in the Winter Olympic events, with a decent showing by two female skiers on Thursday.

Greek flagbearer Sophia Ralli finished 52nd among 81 athletes in the Ladies’ Giant Slalom with a total time of two minutes and 41.66 seconds in her two runs.

Maria Ntanou ended up 76th among 90 athletes in the Ladies’ 10-kilometer free cross country event, clocking 31 minutes and 4.1 seconds.