Anna Korakaki

Anna Korakaki wins gold in women’s 25m air pistol in European Games

Greek Olympic shooter Anna Korakaki won first place on Monday at the women's 25m air pistol shooting sport event of the 3rd European Games in Poland.

Korakaki scored 27 from eight series in the sport's final at the Wroclaw Shooting Centre to beat the 10m Olympic silver medallist Antoaneta Kostadinova of Bulgaria by one.

New TV ad sees star athletes applaud the crowd that stayed home

Athletes such as gymnast Lefteris Petrounias and shooter Anna Korakaki, both gold medalists at the 2016 Rio Olympics, are used to applause. Indeed, just a few short months ago, they were likely imagining hearing the crowd roar as they once again stepped up to the podium at the now-postponed Tokyo Olympics.

Korakaki to run first part of Olympic torch relay

Greek Olympic and world champion Anna Korakaki will run the first part of the relay following the torch-lighting ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and will also be the first woman to hold that honor. The 23-year-old shooter will receive the Olympic flame from the High Priestess in a ceremony to be held on March 12 at Ancient Olympia. [Reuters]

Anna Korakaki shoots to the top in European Games

Olympic gold medalist in shooting Anna Korakaki on Wednesday landed her first European Games gold at the 25-meter air pistol final in Minsk, Belarus, three days after collecting silver in the 10 m air pistol event. The Drama-born shooter received the congratulations of President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. [European Olympic Committees]

Greek shooter Anna Korakaki wins gold in Munich

Greek Olympic and world champion Anna Korakaki on Wednesday claimed the top spot in the 10-meter air pistol women's final at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol, held in Munich from May 24-31.
Korakaki scored a total of 241.4 points to secure the gold medal in her category.
China's Qian Wei came in second with 239.6 points and Korea's Korean Kim Minjung won bronze with 220.8. 

Bulgaria's Grozdeva Wins 15th ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup Gold Medal

Bulgaria's Maria Grozdeva earned her 15th International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Rifle and Pistol World Cup gold medal after triumphing in the women's 25 metre pistol final in Beijing today.

The two-time Olympic champion scored 36 hits out of 50 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall to top the podium and secure a Tokyo 2020 quota place. 

Greek shooter Anna Korakaki wins gold in ISSF world championship

Greece's Olympic medalist Anna Korakaki became the new air pistol champion at the 10m air pistol event at the 2018 World Shooting Championship in Changwon, South Korea, on Tuesday.

The Rio 2016 Gold and Bronze medalist beat Serbia's Zorana Arunovic with a tally of 241.1 points.

This victory means Korakaki qualifies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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