RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Pedro Barros took Brazilian skateboarding back to the podium in Tokyo Olympic Games this Thursday, August 5. The skater from Santa Catarina state won the silver medal in the skate modality park, played at the Ariake Urban Sports Center, and consolidated Brazil as a global skateboard power.
Barros’ victory comes days after Kelvin Hoefler and Rayssa Leal took silver in skateboarding street. This was Brazil’s 16th medal in this Olympics, but the country advanced to the men’s football finals and in two boxing modalities and thus has three more medals guaranteed.
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