03 August 2021, 09h30
Pichardo carried out two valid jumps and thus guaranteed, not only the qualification but also 1st place. In the first attempt, he jumped 16,98 meters, but it was in the second that he pulverized everyone and everything, with a mark of 17.71 meters.
"I feel good. Besides being my first Olympic Games, I feel good. The main thing is in my head and I feel confident. I am well prepared physically", guaranteed the Portuguese triple jump athlete to RTP.
Pichardo with gold medal on his chest!
Pedro Pichardo filled the Benfiquista and Portuguese soul with pride after winning the gold medal and achieving the national record in the triple jump event in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
What a pride, Pedro!