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WSL announces Joao Chianca will be wildcard in Saquarema

Joao 'Chumbinho' Chianca will be competing in Saquarema at the Vivo Rio Pro according to the WSL. In his first CT event since his head injury at Pipeline this past December, Chumbinho earned an equal 5th in the Surf City El Salvador Pro at Punta Roca


Using the WSL's criteria, the other wildcards would be Luana Silva and Sammy Pupo which are the highest ranking surfers in the CS in the South American division.


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