Full name (which he prefers)-Pedro Pablo Pichardo Peralta.
Twice World Championship silver medallist, each time behind 18m men.
LJ pb: 7.81 -15. 1 WJC 2012; 2 WCH 2013/2015; 3 WIC 2014; 1 Pan-Am Games 2014. Started triple jumping at 17, previously he was a hurdler and high jumper – as was his father Jorge Andres Pichardo. Pedro is a football fan and supporter of Barcelona FC. 1.85 / 71kg.
All then above achieved as a Cuban athlete, on November 23, 2017, he gained Portuguese citizenship. It was also announced that he would represent the Benfica Sporting Club. The IAAF had frozen the process of allegiance transfer, and although new rules have been since announced, it is reported that Pichardo has not been cleared in time to compete in Berlin 2018.
In 2018: 1 Portuguese indoor; 1 Doha Diamond (17.95, which has been approved as a Portuguese record, replacing that of Nelson Évora); 3 Baie-Mahault; 1 European Clubs Cup; 2 Lausanne Diamond; 2 Monaco Diamond; 1 Portuguese League div 1/Jul 22 .