The Mediterranean countries won 10 medals at the World Αthletics Championships

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The World Athletics Championship ended last Sunday in Doha, Qatar. The Mediterranean countries won 10 medals, with France being the only country to win two, one silver and one bronze.Quentin Bigot won the first French medal at the World Athletics Championships.

The 26-year-old Frenchman, fourth in 2017 Worlds, managed to throw the hammer at 78.19m on his fourth try and won the silver medal.A few minutes later, second good news for France. Pascal Martinot-Lagarde took advantage of the fall of Jamaican McLeod to win the bronze medal in the 110-meter hurdles.

These were the two medals that gave to France the 24th place in the medal table.
The other medals of the Mediterranean countries were:


Taoufik Makhloufi (Algeria)         1500 Metres

Αmel Tuka (Bosnia – Herzegovina)   800 metres

João Vieira  (Portugal)   50 Kilometres Race Walk


Sandra Perkovic  (Croatia)   Discus Throw

Orlando Ortega  (Spain)  110 Metres Hurdles

Katerina Stefanidi (Greece)  Pole Vault

Eleonora Anna Giorgi (Italy) 50 Kilometres Race Walk

Soufiane El Bakkali (Morocco) 3000 Metres Steeplechase