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Pedro Pichardo receives Setúbal City Medal of Honor

The athlete was visited this Wednesday morning by the Mayor of the municipality, Maria das Dores Meira, and by the City Councilor, Pedro Pina, at the sports venue where he is coached by his father, Jorge Pichardo.

At the meeting, destined to personally congratulate Pedro Pichardo for the victory, by Portugal, on March 7, in Poland, in the European Indoor Athletics Championships, Colombian triplist Caterine Ibargüen, world champion and triple jump Olympic champion, was also present. who also trains in the sadina municipal facilities.

After the recent European title, the Benfica athlete, born in Cuba 27 years ago and naturalized Portuguese in 2017, has as main international challenges the world conquest, as well as the Tokyo Olympic Games, which take place this year.

Pedro Pichardo won in the European Indoor Track, by jumping 17.30 meters, a mark reached in the first rehearsal of the final, giving no chance to the competitors, all of them more than twenty centimeters away.

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