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Eleni Artymata wins gold, sets new Cyprus record in 400 metres

June 29, 2018 at 9:01am
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Eleni Artymata clinched the gold medal in women’s 400 metres of the XVIII Mediterranean Games, securing Cyprus’ third gold medal and increasing its medal tally to five.

Artymata won the gold clocking a time of 51.19 which is a new Cyprus record.

According to press release of the Cyprus Olympic Committee, Artymata becomes the first Cypriot athlete to clinch gold in three successive Mediterranean Games, following Almeria in 2009, and Mersin in 2013, recording a new historic record for Cypriot participation in the Mediterranean Games since 1983.