Tokyo 2020 / Balkan champion Smajlaj remains out of the final in the long jump
Another athlete representing Albania in the Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020 has not managed to qualify for the final of the discipline where he competes. The reigning Balkan long jump champion, Izmir Smajlaj, had a relatively good performance as he jumped in his second attempt at 7.86m.
He is ranked ninth in his battery and 18th out of 32 competitors in total in the men’s long jump discipline.
The only athlete who has not yet participated in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from the representative group of Albania, is Luiza Gega who on August 1 will compete in the 3000 meters hurdles, where she aims to qualify for the finals.