Nazim Babayev wins gold at European Athletics Junior Championship

Baku, July 20, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan`s Nazim Babayev has grabbed a gold at the European Athletics Junior Championship held in Eskilstuna, Sweden.

Nazim Babayev produced the performance of the week with a stunning leap in the triple jump to smash a record that had stood for nearly 30 years on a final day of the 23rd European Athletics Junior Championships. He lit up the final with 17.04m to break a championship record that was set in Cottbus back in August 1985

Italian Tobia Bocchi (16.51m) and Ukrainian Pavlo Beznits (16.10m) have shared 2nd and 3rd places respectively.

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