Great show by Team Malta on Day 1 of the BAKU European Games

4x100mWRecords tumble at BAKU during the first day of the Athletics competition which saw Malta finish temporarily in 9th Place.

Marilyn Grech broke the National 400m hurdles record during the first track event of the Games with a time of 64.87 where she placed first in the first heat. Janet Richard clocked 50.06 in the 400m setting a Junior National Record in the process. Charlotte Wingfield ran 11.69 in the 100m, finishing second overall and also setting a new mark for the event. In the 300m Steeplechase MonaLisa Camilleri also set an new national record after running the distance in 11.28.28. Last, but not least, the brilliant performance by the ladies of the 4x100m who won their heat in style with a new national record of 46.24.

New personal bests were registered by Francesca Borg in the 800m (2.14.21), Andrew Grech in the 5000m (15.21.13) and Ian Paul Grech in the Long Jump (7.13).

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