Pedro Henrique winning gold at the Brazilian Athletics and guarantees a place in the South American

The mark obtained 67,4 meters left the Amazon ahead of São Paulo athletes, Minas Gerais and Rio Grande do Sul.
18/10/2016 08h54 - Updated 18/10/2016 08h54
Photo: Mauro Neto / Sejel

The last weekend was more a special time for athletics Amazon. In the Brazilian Championship dispute case U-18, held in São Bernardo do Campo (SP), the Parintins Pedro Henrique, 16, He came back with the gold in the javelin and a guaranteed place in the South American. The athlete who trains in athletics track of the Olympic Village receives Amazonas Government support, via the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel).

The mark obtained 67,4 meters left the young Amazon ahead of São Paulo athletes, Minas Gerais and Rio Grande do Sul, putting in evidence the athlete terrinha baré.

"It was a very important achievement, just it was not better because I could not reach my brand 73 meters. But I was very happy because I classification for the South American ", said the young.

With the achieved goal of going to the South American Championship Sub-18, in the days 12 e 13 from November, Concordia, in Argentine, Pedro hopes to return to the capital to train and do well in the race. The Amazon trains daily and strengthen their performance with the multidisciplinary work of physiotherapist and massage therapist.

"I have a month to train hard. I hope to come out with a good result in this South American and put Amazon in evidence. It's gonna be hard, but not impossible", said the number 1 by category, which is closely monitored by the coach Bahia Margareth.

"We have many hidden talents that need to be discovered and encouraged. Pedro is the best of Brazil in the category and is above the rest. He's fine with the dart in the category U-20 and will still give us many joys ", said the coach.

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