Tokyo 2020 Olympics
The canoeist rejoined his position on Wednesday as an agent of the National Police Corps in the Gijn Police Station to help his companions while the crisis continues.
Sal Craviotto, Olympic medalist of canoeing, has re-entered as an active agent in the National Police within the staff ofcitizen security in Gijnto help his teammates who fight against Covid-19, according to police sources.
The decision has been made by this popular police officer after the postponing of the Tokyo Games anduntil you can resume your workoutswith a view to competing in the Olympic event. Craviotto is in the short list of possible Spanish standard-bearers in the Olympic Games postponed to 2021 after the coronavirus epidemic.
At 35 years old, the Catalan pirate continues to be one of the great Spanish tricks to shine in the Japanese capital after having won two gold medals inPekn 2008 (K2 500 meters) and in Ro de Janeiro 2016 (K2 200)and having achieved silver at the K1 200 in London 2012 and bronze in that same event in Rio four years ago.
“The decision that the Games be in the summer of 2021 is the mostsensible and correctgiven the situation we are living in worldwide. It is a hard stick because we have been preparing for that appointment for three years, but it is what it touches and the most important thing is health. The Games are in the second, third or fourth plane, and we must pay attention to sanitary restrictions and stay at home, which is the best way to combat this pandemic and there will be time to prepare, “said Craviotto in a statement released by the UCAM.
From his Twitter account, Craviotto has joined the signs of appreciation with the applause from the balconies that citizens offer to health personnel since the state of alarm was decreed on March 14.
Sal Craviotto has collaborated in different police campaigns and came to participate in the Ministry of the Interior in one of councils so that the citizen knows how to act in the event of a terrorist attack. He has also participated in television programs such as Masterchef.
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