Athletics

18 March 2022, 13h41

Silver medal! Pedro Pichardo, Benfica’s athlete, became the indoor vice-champion of the world and beat the triple jump national record twice this Friday, March 18, in the Athletics World Championships Final, in Belgrade.

The Olympic Champion jumped 17,42m in the first try and beat the national record that belonged to Nelson Évora (17,40m) since the World Championships in Birmingham, back in 2018.

The Portuguese was second, after the Cuban Lázaro Martínez, who jumped 17,64m. The American Donald Scott completed the podium with 17,21m.

Text: Editorial Staff
Photos: Archive / SL Benfica
Last update: Friday, March 18, 2022

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