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Miltos Tentoglou wins Gold in European Championships

Miltiadis “Miltos” Tentoglou, the Greek long jumper, “flew” 8.65 meters and broke his own personal record of 8.52 m. He won the Gold Metal at the European Championships in Rome, Italy, on Saturday evening.

26-year-old Miltos Tentoglou is considered as one of the greatest long jumpers of all time, having won the first place in all major World and European championships, with a total of 11 gold medals.

He won the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the gold medal at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest. In 2022, Tentoglou became the World Indoor champion jumping the current Greek indoor record of 8.55 metres, which places him sixth on the respective world all-time list.

He is a six-time European champion, winning a record three consecutive outdoor titles in 2018, 2022 and 2024 and a record three successive men’s indoor titles between 2019 and 2023.

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