Cyprus’ first-ever gold medal in European Indoor Championships

NEWS Thursday, 07 March, 2019



On Sunday, Milan Trajkovic became the first ever athlete from Cyprus to win a gold medal in European Indoor Championships history.

Trajkovic clinched the gold medal in the 60 metres hurdles at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow, with 7.60.

French Pascal Martinot-Lagarde won the silver medal with 7.61 and Aurel Manga, also from France, took bronze with 7.63.

President Nicos Anastasiades congratulated Trajkovic. Anastasiades wrote in a post on his twitter account:  “Well done Milan Trajkovic, you made a magnificent effort, and the result was amazing. Enjoy the top position in indoor athletics and continue to be strong for your next goals. You have made us proud!”