Thursday, August 18, 2016

@Portugal @Rio2016 #SLBenfica athletes with great results, #BenficaOlympic family are very proud of their achievements


3 days for the closure of the largest multi-sport event on the planet this year with one of the largest Portuguese representations ever. They are still some athletes in competition, so it is not time for final evaluations, but the strength and resilience capacity of national athletes do believe that sporting success will continue, as shown by the 4th place reached today by the duo João Ribeiro / Emanuel Silva and 5 of João Pereira.

Sport Lisboa e Benfica takes this opportunity to express great pride in all of the Olympic athletes Benfica and stress the conviction that feel regarding the way there are very definite recovery of eclectic bet with visible and remarkable results for Portuguese sport.

Telma Monteiro remains, for now, to be the only Portuguese who achieved the honor of the podium in Rio. Who could remain indifferent to the moment the judoka Club was thrilled with the bronze.

But there is more. Joao Ribeiro paddler, making double in K2 with Emanuel Silva, stood three tenths of the medal. João Pereira showed great form in Triathlon (5). Nelson Évora, 6 in Triple Jump, continues to fly and is an example of resilience, even for the country. In the same discipline, Susana Costa opened up with a 9th in the Olympic final. Teresa Portela 11th in canoeing and Dulce Felix in 16 in Marathon also deserve particular attention.

It must be emphasized gratitude to these and all others who wear the national jersey and consciously opted for Benfica Olympic. Despite the support of the Club, the pride