OThe speed skating world championship began today in the city of IBagué, Colombia, with the 200 m clearances.
João Branco was the first Portuguese to enter the track.
He had a time of 19.298 but unfortunately he was unable to qualify for the final.
Review João Branco’s performance
The Portuguese Seniors also unfortunately didn’t get a place in the final.
António Freitas achieved the mark of 18,415 and João Afonso the mark of 18,206.
Review the performances of António Freitas and João Afonso
In the qualification of the deep tests that only occurred in the seniors, things went better for the Portuguese athletes. Miguel Bravo and Martyn Dias got a place in the final of the 10km Elimination.
Review the qualifying moments of Miguel Bravo and Martyn Dias