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Bernardo Rezende fulfilled his longtime dream (PHOTOS)

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source: globo.com; Photo: Igor Christ/Eu Atleta/globo.com

Bernardo Rezende, one of the Brazilian volleyball icons, adopted cycling as his second passion three years ago, but in the meantime he increased challenge.

Bernardinho during race

Bernardinho during race

In late 2014, the coach of Brazilian men’s national team and women’s team of Rexona/Ades, began to train to be a triathlete.

At the age of 55, the father of the setter Bruninho, did well to finish the triathlon race Sprint of Rio, on Sunday and made a lifelong dream true.

Bernardinho 1

Bernardinho 1

„I started pedaling to relieve the stress of competition and to get in shape. With the encouragement of friends, I signed up for triathlon. I started swimming, but still need to run a little better. I am pretty exhausted,  but I did well in this challenge,“ said Bernardinho to globo.com after the race in which he swam 750m, cycled 20km and closed the event with 5km race.

Bernardinho 2

Bernardinho 2

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