World Triathlon

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Media Guide

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ATHLETES' BIOS - MEN POR JOAO PEREIRA Back in 2014, Portugal's Joao Pereira was the one to watch, becoming a regular on the podium on both the Series and World Cup circuits. After qualifying for Rio 2016, he finished just outside the medals in 5th place, and now heads to Tokyo 2020 for a second bite at the apple. The European Champion in 2017, Pereira knows how to perform on the big stage, and will need to call on all of his experience to realise his dreams of an Olympic medal. Olympic Games 5th Rio 2016 Other Major Games 2018 Mediterranean Games Champion // 2015 European Games 8th Key Individual Results 2017 European Champion // 2009 U23 World Championships bronze Key Mixed Relay Results - WTCS Start / Wins / Podiums 57 / 0 / 3 More info about Joao Age: 33 109 - World Triathlon Media Guide Tokyo 2020

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