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Pedro Pichardo in the World Cup triple jump final: “I did what I had to do” – Atletismo

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Pedro Pichardo in the World Cup triple jump final: "I did what I had to do" - Atletismo

Portugal’s Pedro Pablo Pichardo, Olympic triple jump champion, said he did “what he had to do” in qualifying for the World Championships final in Eugene, USA, on Thursday.

Pichardo, 29, secured access to the final scheduled for Saturday at 18:00 local time (02:00 on Sunday in Lisbon) on the first jump with a score of 17.16 meters, which gave him first place. in qualification.

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“It was good, I think everything went well, I did what I had to do, which was to overcome the qualifying score, and it worked out right at the first rehearsal. When I am physically healthy, I am very confident in myself. 17.05 For me it was not a difficult mark, so it was quiet. Now it’s time to relax and see what happens on Saturday,” underlined fourth place in Doha 2019, making his first appearance as a Portuguese, after two silver medals in Moscow 2013 and Beijing 2015, still as a Cuban.

In addition to the gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, they beat Burkina Faso’s Hugh Fabrice Zango (17.15) direct qualification of 17.05, Doha 2019 bronze, Emanuel Yhemehe of Italy (17.13), Yaming Zhu of China ( 17.08). and Cuban Lázaro Martínez (17.06), world indoor champion, in Belgrade in March when he dropped Pichardo to second, leading the Portuguese to find competition in the competition.

“Have [concorrência], you can not underestimate the opponents, on Saturday we’ll see what happens. Sometimes in qualifying they are very tense, very nervous, we’ll see what happens,” said the Benfica athlete, who, having secured his presence in the final, remained on the turf of the Hayward Field stadium, to accompany Thiago’s competition with Luis Pereira and “pull to in the final, another representative of the preselection appeared.

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Missing from the final was American Christian Taylor, who did not advance further than 18th with a score of 16.48. The reigning world champion returned to competition after missing Tokyo 2020 with an Achilles tendon injury.

In the absence of Taylor, Pichardo, who reached 18.08 in 2015, even before becoming Portuguese, in 2017, and North American Will Clay, world runner-up, 10th in qualifying, with a score of 16, 70, they are the only ones. Eugene2022 finalists flew over 18 meters together with world record holder Jonathan Edwards, American Kenny Harrison and Frenchman Teddy Tamgo.

6:29 pm Edwards, August 7, 1995, continues to be in Pichardo’s field of vision.

“I will try, I will try. I am in good physical shape. If I have good health, I will fight until the last jump,” he promised.

29-year-old Pichardo arrived at Eugene2022 as the world leader and with the second best mark of the year (17.46 meters), which earned him a silver medal at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade in March, behind Martinez (17.64 meters). ).

The Benfica athlete also holds the national record, winning the 17.98 meters at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics last year.

Portugal, which has already won four medals in the trio, all by Nelson Évora, with gold in Osaka 2007, silver in Berlin 2009 and bronze in Beijing 2015 and London 2017, for the first time has two jumpers in the final of the discipline with the qualification of Thiago Luis Pereira, re-caught with the 11th mark (16.69).

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BALL – Demoman Lille defeats Paulo Fonseca (France) in the opening

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BALL – Demoman Lille defeats Paulo Fonseca (France) in the opening

Lille hosted and beat Auxerre 4-1 in the first round of Ligue 1. Thiago Djalo and José Fonte both started in the match that saw the debut of Paulo Fonseca as manager of the home team.

The big star of the game was Canadian Jonathan David. After passing to Benjamin André (1 foot), he scored twice (3 feet and 39 feet). Zedadka (64′) closed Lille’s scoring in the second half, with Charbonnier scoring the honorary goal against freshly promoted Auxerre.

In other games of the day, Lance (David Costa’s owner) beat Brest (Matías Pereira Lage) (3:2) with a Sotoka hat-trick (27, 62 and 65 minutes) and he still missed a penalty to 33′). Belquebla (66′) and Del Castillo (82′) still gave hope to the outsiders, but the defeat was confirmed.

In Montpellier, Pedro Mendez was on the bench in the hosts’ victory over Troyes (Abdou Conte, injured, not an option). In a half-time game, Saint Luce’s goal (3′) and Savagnier’s brace (15′ and 81′) were the home side’s response to goals from Tardieu (12′ gp) and former Sporting Mama Baldé (17′). ).

See the results of the first round of Ligue 1:

Friday, August 5:

Lyon-Ajaccio, 2-1

Saturday, August 6:

Strasbourg 1:2 Monaco

Clermont-Paris Saint-Germain, 0:5

Sunday, August 7:

Toulouse – Nice, 1-1

Lens – Brest, 3-2

Montpellier-Troyes, 3-2

Lille-Auxerre, 4-1

Angers-Nantes 0-0

Rennes – Lorient (16.05 hours)

Marseille – Stade Reims (19.45 hours)

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Wages account for more than 50% of fishing costs – DNOTICIAS.PT

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Wages account for more than 50% of fishing costs – DNOTICIAS.PT

Good morning, this is the main news of the DIARY.

More than 50% of fishing expenses go to wages is the headline that marks the first page of this issue of Sunday, August 7, 2022. “In the cost structure with ships, fuel weight is only third,” we add. “The government of the region is doing a reporting radiography of activities that absorbed 2 million in support in 2 years,” our headline summed up. Read more on page 3.

A day that was supposed to be a celebration and dedication ended in the worst possible way. Tragedy overshadows Rally it’s a title no one would want to give.The death of an 8-year-old girl after she was picked up by one of the Encumeada racing cars dwarfs the 63rd event won by Alexandre Camacho/Pedro Calado,” we explain. Read between pages 18 and 21.

Also in sports “Maritimu suffers a heavy defeat from Dragao (5: 1) on his return to the I league”, in the chronicle you can read on pages 22 and 23.

Growing concern about “tech” addiction – Another chosen name that deserves attention and reading. Nelson Carvalho warns that drug addiction will cause more headaches than drugs. There are already internet-induced hospitalizations in the Region”, we highlight what you can find on pages 10 and 11.

Finally, a culture with a simple name, but important for a sector and a specific association, Teatro Experimental do Funchal. CMF increases financial support for TEF which you can read on page 38.

In addition to these articles, many more can be found in your regular DIARY, in paper or online format, whether you are a subscriber to both or a reader who buys your copy from the newsstand.

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Have a nice Sunday and happy reading.

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Goncalo Guedes to leave Valencia soon

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Goncalo Guedes to leave Valencia soon

Gattuso confirmed that Valencia had accepted the Portuguese’s “excellent offer” from the English club.

A victim of the financial problems that plagued Valencia, Gonzalo Guedes is leaving the club he has represented since 2017. Faced with the absence of the Portuguese footballer in the squad for today’s duel against Atalanta, valid for the Taronja Trophy, coach Gennaro Gattuso justified it. with the need to preserve the physical condition of the player in the conditions of his imminent sale. “The club told me that they received an excellent offer for Guedes from the English club,” said the Italian, but refused to confirm the fate of the striker.

Following Gattuso’s words, Gonzalo Guedes was appointed to Wolves and Newcastle and his price was set at €40m, the amount Valencia need to be able to register a promotion for the 2022/23 season in Spain. league. If the sale of the forward for this amount is confirmed, the Che emblem will not be required to be disposed of by any other player.

Remember that Valencia have already prepared the departure of Guedes by hiring Atlético de Madrid on loan until the end of the season, Samuel Lino, the former Gil Vicente.

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