The Portuguese Iúri Leitão held this Saturday the gold medal scratch, scratch – a track cycling modality – men’s of the European multisports in Munich, Germany, the first in Portugal, by winning the event.
The 24-year-old runner, who had already won the silver medal in two attempts in the past, attacked from a very early age, having been inserted in advance remaining so and then the title managed the advantage to secure the European.
“It’s one thing to reach our imagination, make it so that we can achieve here, achieve and achieve realization here too. win this way,” he said.
Yuri Leitão thus the title in title in 202 Plovdiv, Bulgaria, however, emphasizes, “in molds, year in others that not everyone was able to compete”, to covid-19.
“I didn’t imagine arriving here and doing a competition for this selection, but I came with the thought of being able to win. I know I can. Me and the level have worked hard to be at the highest level in Europe and the world”, he added.
“Thank you very much to the whole country. Keep cheering for us, because the support is sorely needed”, he concluded.