October 1, 2022

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A day for Belgian runners in the relay: Cheetahs, Tornados, Falcons and Rockets to the European Championship final

A day for Belgian runners in the relay: Cheetahs, Tornados, Falcons and Rockets to the European Championship final

At the Olympics, the Belgian Falcons raced a 38-inch 73 Chrono, finishing fourth in the second series and a final ticket with a best losing time. The top three of the two rounds and the two fastest losing times will qualify for the final on Sunday (9.12 p.m.).

Robin Vanderbdene, Ward Merckx, Simon Verherstraiten, and Kobe Fleminx. He ran 32 milliseconds faster than the previous Belgian record (39″ 05), set in August 2003 by Nathan Bungelo Bonglimba, Anthony Ferro, Christoph Baines and Xavier de Berdemaker.

The Belgian Falcons recorded the fifth fastest time among the 16 participating countries. Germany was the fastest to set a new national record of 37″ 97.

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Also a finalist for the Rockets

The Belgian women’s team qualified for the 4 x 100m final on Friday. Elise Mihoes, Delphine Nekansa, Rani Fink and Rani Roseus finished fourth in the first two series with a season best of 43.58. They are hunted for the final with the best time to lose.

The top three of each game and the two fastest losing time earn a ticket to the final, scheduled for 9:22 p.m. on Sunday.

Among the 16 participating countries, Belgian missiles registered the 7th Chrono. Great Britain was the fastest at 42.83.

The Belgian record (42.54) in the 4x100m race dates back to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Olivia Burley, Hana Marin, Elodie Ouedraogo and Kim Gevert took second place after Russia with this chrono. They eventually took the gold after eight years of retesting showing that a Russian had used steroids.

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Tornado grab the final ticket

Belgium’s Tornado qualified for the 4x400m final at the European Athletics Championships in Munich with more effort than expected on Friday.

Alexander Dom, Jonathan Borleigh, Jonathan Sacur and Dylan Borley ran a time of 3:01.81 in the first qualifying, finishing fourth over the hundred of Germany. Halfway through the race, the Belgians were only sixth. But in the second series, the pace was slower. Team Tornado, who are looking to win a new European title this weekend after the European Championship gold in 2016 and 2018, had their best time to lose.

The top three of each match and the two fastest losing times will advance to the final on Saturday (9:15 p.m.).

In the semi-finals of the individual 400 meters, regular final runner Kevin Burley suffered a hamstring injury. It is not yet clear if he will reach the 4x400m final. “It will be soon,” coach Jacques Borrell said Thursday. And runs Julian Wattrain on Friday evening the final 400 meters hurdles.

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The Belgian Tornado achieved the highest time in the distance of 2:57.88, which was set by Alexandre Doum, Jonathan Sacoeur, Dylan Burley and Kevin Burley at the Olympic Games in Tokyo last year.

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through leopards

A Belgian cheetah qualified for the 4x400m final on Friday at the European Athletics Championships in Munich, Germany.

In the first two races, Naomi van den Broek, Emke Verfayt, Helena Bonet and Camille Lauss raced to a season best of 3:25.44, finishing second behind Great Britain and Northern Ireland (3:23.79).

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The top three of each match and the two fastest losing times earned a ticket to the final scheduled for Saturday at 9.45pm.

Naomi van den Broek, Emke Vervet, Pauline Coquette and Camille Laus set the Belgian record of 3:23.96 during the Olympic Games in Tokyo last summer.

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