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Angelo Caro: “Having an Olympic skatepark in Lima helped me a lot”

The performances of Ángelo Caro continue to leave joys for Peruvian sports, since he managed to become champion at the Madrid Urban Sports Festival. The skater shone again and managed to stay with the first place, confirming his great moment, after what was done in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The victory filled the 22-year-old athlete with great emotion, who did not hesitate to thank the support he received during his preparation and highlighted the importance of the infrastructure in Lima for people who want to practice skateboarding.

Having the Legado Skatepark nearby has been fundamental in my preparation throughout this time, because it has allowed me to train normally in the midst of the pandemic. Without a doubt, having an Olympic base like this in Peru will be key to having more talents in skateboarding”Angelo Caro highlighted in conversation with Legado.

Returning to Madrid after two years has been gratifying. I am in a great moment after the preparation I had and I thank everyone who supports me, such as the federation, the sponsors and more. I dedicate this triumph to the whole country. We have very good exponents in this sporte ”, added the Madrid Urban Sports champion.

It is worth mentioning that the skateboarding complex located on the Costa Verde meets all the standards of the World Skate certification system, an organization that is endorsed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It is even enabled to develop world tournaments and is currently the venue for a national competition.

How did Angelo Caro win in Spain?

The level shown by Ángelo Caro was one of the most solid throughout Madrid Urban Sports and managed to reach first place by winning the final round with a score of 88.44. Slovak Richard Tury followed closely with 81.22 points and Argentine Mauro Iglesias closed the podium with 80.78.

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