Portugal, France, Spain, Italy and Greece brings home gold medals from European Athletics Indoor Championships

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Patrícia Mamona, Auriol Dongmo and Pedro Pablo Pichardo made history for Portugal by bringing home three gold medals from the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships held in the Polish city of Toruń between Friday and Sunday (March 4-7).

This is the first time Portugal won three gold medals in the history of the European Athletics Indoor Championships. The historic run saw the country finish second in the medal table behind only the Netherlands (which won four gold medals) and ahead of the UK (two).

France was second from the Mediterranean countries, in the 5th place of the medal table, with two gold and two silver medals. Kevin Mayer was first in heptathlon and Wilhem Belocian at 60m hurdles. Spain was in the 10th place having won one gold at 400m with Oscar Husillos, two silver and two bronze.

Ιtaly went back home with one gold, one silver and one bronze. The gold came from Lamont Marcell Jacobs in the men’s 60m.


Greece took one gold with Miltos Tentoglou who landed at 8.35 meters in just his first effort at long jump. Slovenia took one silver and Croatia one bronze medal.