Malta’s 4×100 male relay team set a new record in Izmir, Turkey, during the Balkan Senior Championships.

Jacob El Aida Chaffey, Graham Pellegrini, Luke Bezzina and Beppe Grillo completing it in 40.57s in third place, ahead of Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine and Slovenia, earning a second bronze for Malta.

This record had resisted since GSSE Andorra, held in 2015, the team there being composed of Jeandre Mallia, Rachid Chouhal, Mario Bonello, and Darren Gilford.