Great performances of the Mediterranean athletes at the European Athletics Indoor Championships

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The athletes of the Mediterranean countries had an outstanding performance at the European Athletics Indoor Championships held between 1st and 3rd March 2019 in Glasgow.

In a total of 78 medals in the event, our athletes won 22, demonstrating both the great tradition of the Mediterranean countries in Athletics and the dynamics of sport in our countries.

From a total of 22 medals, 15 were won by men and 7 by women, while there was an event, the men’s 60metres hurdles, where all three athletes who climbed the podium came from the Mediterranean Basin and were Trajkovic from Cyprus, Martinot-Lagarde and Manga both from France.

In terms of countries, Spain made the best appearance from the Mediterranean with six medals, three of which were gold, followed by Greece, Italy and Serbia.

In details, the medals won by the Mediterranean countries are:

Spain: 3 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze

Greece: 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze

Italy: 1 gold, 1 bronze

Serbia: 1 gold, 1 bronze

Cyprus: 1 gold

France: 2 silver, 3 bronze

Portugal: 1 silver

Turkiye: 1 silver

The Mediterranean athletes who won medals:



2 EmreZafer Barnes TUR 6.61


1 Milan Trajkovic CYP 7.60
2 Pascal Martinot-Lagarde FRA 7.61
3 Aurel Manga FRA 7.63

Milan Trajkovic (Cyprus) celebrates his victory in the 60m hurdles


2 Oscar HusillosESP 45.66


1 Alvaro de Arriba ESP 1.46.83

Alvaro de Arriba (Spain) won the gold medal in the 800m


3 Jesus Gomez ESP 3.44.39

High jump

1 Gianmarco Tamberi ΙΤΑ 2.32m
2 Konstantinos Baniotis GRE 2.26m

Gianmarco Tamberi (Italy) won High Jump Gold, Konstantinos Baniotis (Greece) won Silver

Long jump

1 Miltos Tentoglou GRE 8.38m
3 Strahinja Jovancevic SRB 8.03m


Miltos Tentoglou (Greece) won the Gold medal, Strahinja Jovancevic (Serbia) won the Bronze

 Triple jump

2 Nelson Evora POR 17.11m


1 Jorge Urena ESP 6218


2 Spain ESP 3:06.32
3 France FRA 3:07.71



2 Renelle Lamote FRA 2.03.00

Pole vault

3 NikoletaKyriakopoulou GRE 4.65m

Long jump

1 Ivana Spanovic SRB 6.99m

The winner Ivana Spanovic (Serbia)


Triple jump

1 Ana Peleteiro ESP 14.73m
2 ParaskeviPapahristou GRE 14.50m


3 Solene Ndama FRA 4723

4 x 400metres

3 Italy ITA 3:31.90