Amazon wins gold medal at the 40th Trophy North-Northeast Cash Adult Athletics

Ed Flávio made the best mark of the competition for the category spiking 14,83 meters.
28/09/2016 16h00 - Updated 28/09/2016 16h00

After a weekend of many disputes, the Amazon Ed Flávio, from 18 years, He arrived in Manaus with an achievement beyond important for the triple jump site. This is the gold medal won at the 40th North-Northeast Trophy Case Adult Athletics “Professor Manoel Trajano”, at the Stadium of University of Fortaleza (Unifor), in the capital of Ceara. To go to the competition, the athlete received Amazonas Government support, via the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel).

Ed Flávio made the best mark of the competition for the category spiking 14,83 meters. According to him, 2016 It was an atypical year, he started training late, but the effort led to a good result. "The training was well run, this was a year through troubled in my life because of family problems and I have to reconcile his studies in architecture faculty with training, but after all this was my best mark of the season ", He told the athlete, which last year reached to 14m98 by Brazilian School Games (Jebs), in Maringa (PR).

currently, the young live in the Olympic Village of Manaus, in the neighborhood Dom Pedro, Central-West, which receives technical and infrastructure support through the Training Center of High Yield Amazon (ct). Before that, he lived with his family in the neighborhood Zumbi 2, East of Manaus.

In 2012, to 14 years, Ed had his first contact with athletics in college where he was studying, the Full Time School Elissa Bessa Freire, Jorge Teixeira in the neighborhood, East zone. A physical education teacher saw the boy's potential to watch him practicing futsal, since it was high and fast, and so she decided to call him to the Athletics, where it was' love at first sight.

"Since there (2012) I participated in various state and national competitions. In the years 2014 e 2015 I also joined the North-Northeast, but I did not get a good result. This year was different and that was the last competition of the season. Thank God, and with the help of my coach Marleide Borges, I managed to close this year with a flourish and now only back to train in November, Where do I start preparing to get a spot in the South American and Pan-American Youth 2017 ", revealed the athlete.

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