The national speed selections are already in the first stage after the Rio 2016 Games and in view of the Tokyo 2020s. And what stands out is the separation of the team that formed the K4 in recent years, a situation that Record had already reported on the new technical framework. Thus, in Montemor-o-Velho, under the supervision of José Sousa, Emanuel Silva, João Ribeiro and David Fernandes work, with Pedro Bonito, Hugo Rocha and David Varela. At the start, one of these should replace Fernando Pimenta in K4, which in Tokyo will be 500 and not 1,000 meters. Already Pimenta, double champion of Europe in K1 1000 and K1 5000 in 2016, wants to focus on the individual vessel, and is in Ponte de Lima, with the guidance of Hélio Lucas, who already works, together with the National Team. Sub-23. The canoeist then moves on to an individual stage in Mexico.