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Mike Rowbottom: A Paean of Praise to the Prodigious Pedro Pablo Pichardo Peralta

Mike Rowbottom: A Paean of Praise to the Prodigious Pedro Pablo Pichardo Peralta

So anyway, Cuba’s prodigious young triple jumper Pedro Pablo Pichardo was making the point that he should really be called by his full name, Pedro Pablo Pichardo Peralta, because, as he explained, most of his compatriots have two first names and two second names, and thus he takes the second name of his father, Pichardo, and also that of his mother, Peralta.