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Young Maltese Athlete Ranked Second In World Age Group After Smashing Multiple National Records At Italian Meet

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Maltese athlete Jeremy Zammit has smashed a number of national records on his way to becoming one of the most promising long jumpers for his age group in the world after an impressive showing at the Agropoli Athletics meet last Sunday.

Zammit registered a 7.51 metre jump at the international meet, setting a new national record in both the U18 and U20 categories while also setting a new national record for the U23.

With his impressive leap, Zammit has now moved up to second in the U18 long jump world rankings and has secured first place in the 2021 European U18 list.

 

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The young athlete has also earned himself a spot at the U23 European Championships later this year as well as automatic qualification for the European U20 Championship and the Championships of the Small States of Europe.

Zammit has had a spectacular year so far and was also named Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month for April after securing the U18 category gold medal at the EAP international meet in Catania.

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When JP's not too busy working on polyrhythmic beats, you'll probably find him out and about walking his dog.

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