Another medal for the Sporting Group (GD) of Lagoa, another reason for pride to the sport to the south.
The feat belongs to the athlete David Pedro who achieved the Silver Medal at the Wuyishan Roller Skating Festival China (International Speed Skating Marathon in Wuyishan, Fujian Province, China.
Wuyishan Roller Skating is an international event already taken as a tradition in the international calendar of the sport and this year was attended by 122 athletes; among them, with the 2nd place, we find the athlete of Lagoa, David Pedro. In front of him on the podium was only the Frenchman Elton Souza.
David Pedro was accompanied by his club mates, José Simões, in the 42nd place and Andreia Canha, who took 13th place in 69 participating athletes.
To underline that this year only the athlete of the GD de Lagoa has already won one of the 10 titles in dispute in the National Individual Track Championship, promoted by the Portuguese Skating Federation. He also represented the national team at the European Speed Skating Championship in Oostende, Belgium, last August, where he took second place on the podium with David Marreiros and Miguel Bravo.
It is another distinction, a more prominent place for national and regional sport, for the autarky, for its inhabitants and for the Grupo Desportivo de Lagoa, the drivers of another achievement.