Richard Carapaz, gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 + 1 Olympic Games

What a year for Richard Carapaz! What an enormous joy for so many people, millions, inspired by him. It is a pride and admiration for everything he does and the way he achieves it. All based on effort, professionalism, discipline and a huge commitment. Congratulations to a giant of world sport, thank you Richard for this, for everything. You certainly are, as the Giro d’Italia once called you, “the heart of Ecuador.”