José Leonel Ramalho of Fricon Canoe Team, consolidates leadership position and was in an interview on RTP 1 for the 2019 season, after winning silver medal in the last world championship in China.
We share the story in full, recognizing the performance of the sportsman who has been recording his name in the national and international books of achievement, with the endorsement of Fricon in recent years in this successful journey.
With this we intend to demonstrate the dimension that reaches the canonist, both in national and international events, as his presence in world-class podiums is recurrent, competing with the best and bringing a medal that allows to add another remarkable record to his already extensive curriculum. sporty.
The national champion completed the 29.7 kilometers of the final 2: 08.35.53 hours, just 1.32 seconds from Danish world champion Mads Pedersen, who became the first to win the U23 and senior titles. in a single edition of the Worlds, after having done it in this year’s Europeans.
Six-time European Champion José Leonel Ramalho has fallen short of the podium again after his silver medal in 2012 and his bronze medal in 2009, 2014 and 2016.
“In the program of November 26, 2019, in RTP 1, we received José Leonel Ramalho who is six-time champion of Europe and Vice-Champion of the World Canoeing Marathon. He is accompanied by Ana Rita Carvalho, his wife, who is also a coach of canoeing and career manager. ” Follow the full interview here.