Saturday, January 7, 2017
#Portugal @SLBenfica @Triathlon just signed 17 yr old European Champion Vasco Vilaca
Benfica announced the signing of the triathlete Vasco Vilaça, a 17-year-old who in 2017 was European champion in the Youth category, won two European Cups, fourth place in the European Championship and tenth place in the World.
"It is with great pleasure that I come to this club that is a symbol both in football and in other Sports , namely in the triathlon. It's a pride to be able to represent Benfica, "he told BTV, taking on cycling and racing are his" strengths. "
"But I have improved in swimming and that has made a difference in international events," he explained.
In Sweden, where he has been living for three years, he was a national champion twice (at 15 and 17 years old) and also won a national championship in the 1500 meters on the indoor track.