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20/6/2015Greek gymnast Vlasios Marias wins the silver medal in the men's horizontal bar final in Artistic Gymnastics with 15.366 at the National Gymnastics Arena at the 1st European Games at Baku, Azerbaijan. Germany's Fabian Hambuechen won the gold with 15.533 and Nikita Ignatyev of Russia took bronze with 15.166.
20/6/2015The Greek U17 women water polo team defeats Croatia 11-10 in the bronze medal match and wins the third place at the 1st European Games at Baku, Azerbaijan. Russia won the gold medal after defeating Spain 17-16 in the gold medal match.
20/6/2015Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias wins the gold medal in the men's rings final in Artistic Gymnastics with 15.633 at the National Gymnastics Arena at the 1st European Games at Baku, Azerbaijan. Russia's Nikita Ignatyev won the silver with 15.333 and Ibrahim Colak of Turkey took bronze with 15.133.
20/6/2007A football match between England and The Netherlands at the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship sets a new UEFA record for the longest penalty shoot-out in the governing body's history. The shootout ends 13-12 to the Netherlands after Anton Ferdinand misses the decisive kick.
20/6/2004Greece is defeated by Russia with 2-1 for the third matchday of EURO but is qualified to the next phase, leaving out the Spaniards who are defeated by Portugal. Greeks all over the world celebrate and the world’s networks start devoting broadcasting time to the greek team
20/6/1999The 2nd World Rowing Cup closes in Vienna. Vassilis Polymerou and Dimitris Miliotis win the silver medal
20/6/1999The second European Masters of Gymnastics close in Patra. Russia takes first place with 68.412 points and Ukraine 2nd (67.374). Greece ranks 3d (65.524 points) by overcoming Italy
20/6/1992Kostas Gatsioudis makes world record in the juniors’ javelin throw competition with 80.30 in Maroussi, Athens. It is the second world record for juniors for Greece, with first that of Arsenis Tsiminos in 2000m steeplechase with 5.25.1 on 20 October 1980
20/6/1990Giannis Tsatsanis of Keraunos Agia Varvara is found dead, killed by his kidnappers. Two of them will stand trial and get sentenced to death on December 19, 1991
20/6/1980Kastoria goalkeeper Nikos Sarganis is transferred to Olympiacos. On the same day, five years after, on 20/6/1985, we will move to Panathinaikos
20/6/1979Antonis Mantzavelakis, general manager of Panathinaikos football club and owner of the hotel St George Lycabettus dies of heart attack at the age of 62
20/6/1968American athletes James Heinz, Charlie Greene and Rod Ray Smith become the first to run the 100m race in less than 10'' (9.9'')
20/6/1966First US Open tournament colour broadcast (San Francisco)
20/6/1949American tennis player Gussie Moran shows up at Wimbledon wearing lace lingerie designed by Teddy Tinling. As a result she will be banned from competition for 33 years

 

             
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