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Frederico Morais criticizes circuit judges and wants to see Medina champion

The elimination in the recapture in the previous stage, against the Brazilian Yago Dora, left the athlete of cascais “frustrated” with the obtained notes, since it had added 15.57 points (7.87 and 7.7), minus 0.2 than Dora (8 and 7.77).

Portuguese surfer Francisco Morais complained today about the “strange” judgments of the main surf circuit judges after the early elimination in France and revealed the desire to see Gabriel Medina be crowned world champion.

The elimination in the recapture in the previous stage, against the Brazilian Yago Dora, left the athlete of cascais “frustrated” with the obtained notes, since it had added 15.57 points (7.87 and 7.7), minus 0.2 than Dora (8 and 7.77).

“It was very frustrating, I felt completely wronged, sometimes it’s like that, and we can not do much unfortunately, if I do not continue to surf and work,” he began to regret “Kikas”, on the sidelines of the presentation of the Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal, 10th and penultimate stage of the circuit.

The test in France would be good for important points, but believes that the injustices will not happen at the stage in Peniche, which will be played between Tuesday and October 27, at Supertubos beach.

“I was surfing well and I was not able to go any further, it’s super unpleasant for any sportsman to see if that changes in Peniche and I hope it does not happen with any surfer. ‘ranking’.

Frederico Morais went further, admitting that “he is not the only surfer to complain over the season of the odd and random ratings of the judges.”

Already on the fight for the world title, friend Gabriel Medina and current leader of the hierarchy is the Portuguese’s bet to win again in Peniche and triumph in Hawaii, the last leg of the circuit, in spite of the Brazilian Filipe Toledo and the Australian Julian Wilson have great chances of winning champions.

“It’s going to be a great title, these last two stages are good for him, I’m cheering for Gabriel, because I have a closer relationship, I hope it goes well and that he has a good stage here [in Peniche].”

Although his performances throughout the season are not going as expected and have not guaranteed, so far, the permanence in the world elite, the Portuguese surfer stresses that there is no time for drama and is happy.

“I still have a few steps to finish the year, so it’s no drama, the most important thing is to be happy, confident with my surf, although the results are not in line with the surf I’ve been doing. “he concluded.

‘Kikas’ topper in Peniche’s fifth place finish in 2015 [reached the quarterfinals], then a wild card, when he eliminated American Kelly Slater in the play-offs, followed by the arrival in the third round (13th) the following year and the fifth (9th) in 2017.

Starting Tuesday, Peniche hosts the world surfing elite for the 10th consecutive time, after its debut in 2009 with the Rip Curl Search organization.

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