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Greece’s Miltos Tentoglou Wins Long Jump Gold at World Athletics Indoor Championships 2024

GLASGOW, Scotland – Olympic champion Miltiadis Tentoglou won long jump gold at the World Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2024 with his jump of 8.22 meters, and defended the title he won two years ago in Belgrade.

Mattia Furlani won silver medal, even though he also had a performance of 8.22 meters. However, Tentoglou had a better second jump compared to the 19-year-old Italian (8.19m vs. 8.10m).

Jamaican Carey McLeod finished third with a jump of 8.21 meters.

Miltiadis Tentoglou, of Greece, makes an attempt in the men’s long jump during the World Athletics Indoor Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, March 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Miltiadis Tentoglou, of Greece, makes an attempt in the men’s long jump during the World Athletics Indoor Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, March 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue.(ANTONIS NIKOLOPOULOS/EUROKINISSI)
Silver medalist Mattia Furlani, of Italy, gold medalist Miltiadis Tentoglou, of Greece, and bronze medalist Carey Mcleod, of Jamaica, pose after finishing the men’s long jump during the World Athletics Indoor Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, March 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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