Greece’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Does it Again at European Championships (video)



Greece has scooped another medal at the European Championships with a stunning performance by gymnast Lefteris Petrounias, Greece’s own ‘lord of the rings‘.

He claimed a fourth consecutive gold in Glasgow on the still rings with an impressive final display on Sunday, racking up 15,466 points.

The 27-year-old current Olympic champion has now equaled the record of Italian gymnast Yuri Keki who took gold at four successive European championships (1990, 1992, 1994, 1996).

Petrounias’ win adds to an excellent championships for Greek athletes which has seen wins for male and female competitors across a range of track and field events.