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Italy and Greece Win the First Rowing Gold Medals of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: ITALY AND GREECE WIN THE FIRST ROWING GOLD MEDALS OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018

DATE: 9 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: Italian, Greek

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The first rowing medals of the Youth Olympic Games 2018 were decided on Tuesday, with the Men’s and Women’s junior pairs taking place over a 500 metre course in the Puerto Madero of Buenos Aires.

Italy won the first gold medal with their pair of Alberto Zamariola and Nicolas Castelnova winning in a time of 1:30.40.

Romanian duo Florin Nicolae Arteni-Fintinariu and Alexandru Laurentiu Danciu came second to take the silver medal, losing out by 0.25 seconds.

Felipe Modarelli and Tomas Herrera gave the host nation plenty to cheer by taking the bronze medal a further 0.32 seconds back.

In the Women’s race, the Greek pair of Maria Kryidou and Christina Bourmpou edged a tight finish to win the gold medal in a time of 1:40.00.

The Czech Republic duo of Anna Santruckova and Eliska Podrazilova had to settle for the silver medal, losing out on Gold by just 0.09 seconds.

Tabeta Maftei and Alina Maria Baletchi of Romania took the bronze medal a further .20 seconds back.

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