False feet on the take-off line, as he prepares to win the triple jump for Meeting De Paris, where Liliana Ka finished the album release in seventh place, forced Pedro Piccardo to stay in third place on the Cuban-dominated podium.
Less than a month away from the world championships in Eugene, US, from July 15-24, the Portuguese are polishing their preparations, as Olympic triple jumper runner-up, Patricia Mamuna, heads to Madrid to finish her run in the Meeting In fifth, with a mark of 14.21 metres, far from the year’s best, 14.35, at the fifth attempt.
In this competition for the World Continental Tour, three Portuguese finished fourth, via Lauren Pazzolo, in the 200 meters (23.09 seconds), personal best of the year; Vera Barbosa, in the 400 hurdles (56.37) and also the best record of the year; And Leandro Ramos, 74.64 meters tall in javelin throw.
At the Paris Diamond League stage, the Olympic champion made no secret of his frustration by canceling the last jump by an inch, which would have allowed him to cross 17.66 meters with a victory for 21-year-old Jordan Diaz. The Portuguese had to settle on 17.49 for the best jump, a centimeter better than the best mark of the outdoor season. In second place, also a few centimeters behind the winner, Andy Diaz finished 17.65.
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