FANDOM



Jacques Vercruysse ( Bavikhove , 13 May 1930 - Kortrijk , 12 July 2001 ) was a Belgian athlete , who specialized in the sprint . He participated twice in the European Championships and captured two parts eight Belgian titles.

ContentEdit

 [ hide ] *1 Biography

Biography edit ]Edit

Vercruysse was in the fifties the best Belgian sprinter. In 1953 he became the first Belgian champion in the 200m . A year later he captured the title in the 100m . He won three more times the next four years, the double.

Vercruysse took in 1954 and 1958 participated in the European Championships. He was always off with a fourth place in the series.

Vercruysse equaled in 1953 to 21.7 at the Belgian record in the 200 m of Julien Saelens . In 1955 he improved in Sofia this record to 21.5. That year he also equaled the Belgian record in the 100 m from Pol Braekman .

Vercruysse long remained on track and doing. In 1992 he was European champion in the masters M60-64.

Clubs Edit ]Edit

During his studies Vercruysse was affiliated with athletics club Daring Club Leuven Athletics . Vercruysse was then connected to Kortrijk Sport Athletics .

Belgian Championships edit ]Edit

Part Year
100 m 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958
200 m 1953, 1955, 1957, 1958

Statistics Edit ]Edit

Personal record edit ]Edit

Part Performance Date Place
100 m 10,5 s September 4, 1955 Oudenaarde
200 m 21,5 s October 10, 1955 Sofia

Honours edit ]Edit

100 m edit ]Edit

  • 1953 [1]World Student Games (Universiade pre-) in Dortmund - 10.7 s
  • 1954: BK AC - 11,0 s[2]
  • 1954: 4th series European Championships in Bern - 11.1 s
  • 1955: BK AC - 10.8 s[3]
  • 1955: [4]World Student Games (Universiade pre-) in San Sebastian - 11.0 s
  • 1957: BK AC - 10.8 s[5]
  • 1958: BK AC - 10,9 s[6]
  • 1958: 4th series European Championships in Stockholm - 10.9 s

200 m edit ]Edit

  • 1953: BK AC - 21.8 s[7]
  • 1953 [8]World Student Games (Universiade pre-) in Dortmund - 21.9 s
  • 1954: 4th series European Championships in Bern - 22.0 s
  • 1955: BK AC - 21.9 s[9]
  • 1957: BK AC - 21,6 s[10]
  • 1958: BK AC - 21,7 s[11]
  • 1958: 4th series European Championships in Stockholm - 22.0 s

4 x 100 m edit ]Edit

  • 1954: 4th series European Championships in Bern - 41.5 s

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.