Jordan Díaz: “This European Championship came to me like a glove and I had to take advantage of it”


The Spanish athlete Jordan Díaz, a brand new continental gold medalist in triple jump, has stated that the European Outdoor Championships, which are being held in Rome (Italy), had gone “like a glove” and that for this reason he had “had to take advantage of it” during the men’s final.

“This came to me here like a glove and I have had to take advantage of it at all times. And the truth is I am very happy, I don’t even know what else to say, it’s just that I am… I am excited,” Díaz declared to the media this Tuesday. of the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (RFEA).

“I’m happy for everything at the same time,” he alluded to both the gold and Spain’s new record. “The truth is that it has been a dream competition, the dream debut for any athlete. And well, I am not aware of what I have done, I have not seen anything, but I know that it has been something incredible,” he commented from the Olympic Stadium. from Rome.

In this sense, he thanked “everyone for the support” provided “both on the networks and those who have been in the stands.” “To my family, who must be crazy, and to my team, which is my family here in Spain. So, enjoy!” added the athlete of Cuban origin.

“It is difficult to attack 18.04 m, it is a serious mark. But it has been fought, it has been achieved and it touches on an important objective which is Paris, which is going to be a pitched war, quite bad. Right now I need to sit down, I have legs in a ball,” Díaz concluded.