Pichardo opens the season with a triple of 17.47 m
Nelson Évora who was also present was 10th, with 16.69 meters, Pichardo was already at a good level, mark only beat by the American Omar Craddock, with 17.68, the best world record of the year.
Pedro Pablo Pichardo was runner-up in the triple jump in Rome. Born in Cuba and naturalized Portuguese to compete for Benfica.
Pichardo, is the national record holder, is the fifth man of the year to more of 17.40, with the four North Americans – Taylor, Craddock, Claye and still Donald Scott.