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Tentoglou to auction his “Inappropriate shoes” for the earthquake-hit children in Turkey & Syria

Greece’s long jumper and Olympic gold medalist Miltos Tentoglou will auction his “inappropriate shoes” that had cancelled his 8.40m long jump. The money from the auction will be donated for the children victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.

The auction was proposed by his trainer Giorgos Pomaski and Tenoglou immediately agreed with this action of solidarity with the earthquake victims.

It was just beginning of the week that the 8.40m long jump was cancelled by the World Athletics indoor Tour in France, under the pretext that he was wearing “inappropriate shoes.”

Miltos Tentoglou responded to the ridiculous cancellation with a stunning 8.41m long jump, the best in 2023, so far.

Upon arrival in Greece, the coach said that these shoes pass perfecto to Miltos’ feet. what will happen if they Federation decides this model will be banned a few years later?”

Turkey’s state-run news agency Anadolu praised the donation., thanks to his practical solidarity with the earthquake victims.

In its article on the subject, Anadolu Agency writes in the headline: “Greek long jumper to auction off his shoes for child victims of earthquakes in Turkey.” Miltiadis Tedoglou won gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.”

*thumbnail picture: teacher Marios Simopoulos paint on a school wall.

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