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First-ever gold in European Indoor Championships for Cyprus and Trajkovic (V)

Milan Trajkovic (R) in action as he wins the Men's 60m Hurdles Final ahead of second placed France's Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (C) and third placed France's Aurel Manga (L) REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

Milan Trajkovic on Sunday 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, clocking 7.60.
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French Pascal Martinot-Lagarde won the silver medal with 7.61 and Aurel Manga, also from France, took bronze with 7.63.

Cyprus 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!”

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