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Watch: Jeremy Zammit breaks indoor long jump national record in Ireland meet

Jeremy Zammit continued to set new national standards as the Maltese long jump sensation set a new indoor national record on his way to victory in the AAI Indoor Games in Ireland.

Zammit produced a best leap of 7.40 metres to finish comfortably on top of the standings in the eight-man field.

The Pembroke athlete’s leap was 3cm longer than the previous national best set by Rachid Chouhal.

Jeremy Zammit completes a 7.40m leap in the Ireland meet.

For Zammit this was the second national record he has set in 2022 as a few weeks ago he also broke the long-standing outdoor long jump record, which was also set by Chouhal, when he leapt to 7.73 metres.

In the overall standings, Zammit was a comfortable winner with second place going to Luke Carroll who had a best jump of 7.14 metres while Adam McMullen was third with 7.01 metres.

Another Maltese athlete who was in action in Ireland on Saturday was sprinter Charlotte Wingfield.

The former GSSE gold medallist won the 200 metres race in an excellent time of 24.55 seconds.

The Ireland-based sprinter finished ahead of Lucy-May Seeman (25.04) and with Molly Hourihan third on 25.29 seconds.

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