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Greece’s Andreas Vazaios Breaks Greece and Europe Swimming World

Andread Vazaios. Photo found in the Athenian office of the European Commission on Facebook

Greek swimmer Andreas Vazaios won the gold medal on Friday night in the 200-meter Independent Medley at the 25th European Swimming Pool Championship in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Greek athlete achieved the perfect performance, breaking the European record.

Vazeos finished in 1:50.85, breaking the European record of 1:51.36 held since 2015 by Hungarian Olympic champion Laszlo Cseh.

The 25-year old Greek athlete broke the Greek national record twice.

First, during the prelim swim, where he finished at 1:52.38 and then during his final race, where he broke the European and the Greek record.

Vazaios’ last major achievement was the gold medal in 2016 in London’s European Championships.

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