a 17-year fight in search of the Olympics

(CRHoy.com) 17 years of constant work, they were rewarded with the news that he could compete in the Tokyo Olympics.

Gerald Drummond was the last Costa Rican athlete to get his ticket to the Olympics, thanks to the fact that it was ranked among the best 40 in the world, in the category of 400 meters hurdles.

“It tastes very good, I’m happy, I’m happy. This I dreamed of a lifetime, I have practically 17 years in athletics looking for this dream.

The competition will be the toughest of the year, the toughest of my life. All the sacrifices have been worth it I tried it for Rio 2016, I didn’t make it, but I didn’t give up and I achieved the goal, “said Drummond.

Gerald throughout his career, has won multiple medals regionally and he is the owner of the national record in the 400 meters hurdles, with a time of 49.47.

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