- Hans Rombaut: senior male tul IV°-VI° degree
- Hans Van Lierde: senior male power breaking
- Margaux Pollefeyt: junior female tul I° degree
- Alice Vrinat: senior female sparring -68kg
- Omar El Ferkhani: senior male sparring -63kg
On the first day of the 2017 EC ITF-BELGIUM won 2 medals. In pre-arranged sparring Andreea Musca & Leen Walraeve won the bronze medal by beating Bulgaria in the first bout, losing from Norway in the second round by 2-3. Andreea also won a bronze medal in tul 4-6 degree, her first EC in this category as she only just graded last February.
Good performances also by Leen in tul 1st degree and by Roeland Heirbaut in junior tul 1st degree, winning over Italy in his first bout and losing afterwards from Norway, the 2017 European Champion. Roeland is up against Slovenia in sparring tomorrow.
All information on classes, categories and draws: click here.
More details will be uploaded soon, but at this moment we’re already able to present the delegation ITF-Belgium:
Officials: Master Frank Vanberghen, Annick Van Driessche
Umpires: Annick Van Driessche, Eddy Van Damme
Coaches: Bob Wigman, Andreea Musca
Supporter : Johan Heirbaut
During the 2016 European Championships in Tampere-Finland Leen Walraeve won the bronze medal in tul senior female I°degree, and this on her first selection for the national team. In the first bout Leen won against the 2015 European Champion, Maja Sigerseth from Norway. Afterwards she won against Ireland (Sarah Lehane) and Finland (Lotta Keränen). In the semifinal she was up against Germany (Sarah Lehne) and lost just nearly with 3 to 2.