Miltos Tentoglou

Tentoglou wins another long jump gold at European championships

Miltos Tentoglou secured another gold medal in the long jump at the European Athletics Championships held in Rome on Saturday.

He achieved a distance of 8.65m twice, establishing a new personal best. This mark also stood as the world's leading performance of the year and set a championship record.

Europe’s leading jump this year by Miltos Tentoglou

Olympic gold medalist Miltos Tentoglou recorded the best effort in Europe this year measuring 8.38 meters at the long jump event of the Greek Championships on Sunday.

Tentoglou had all four jumps of his above 8.10 m. but his last effort in the final of the championships at Volos gave him the third best jump in the world so far this season, with a favorable wind at just 0.4 m/sec.