Monthly Archives: January 2014

Nafi Thiam voted Female Sports Personality of the Year for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation

January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments


In the Royal Theatre of Namur multi-event standout Nafi Thiam was named Female Sports Personality of the Year of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation for her outstanding performances in 2013. In the balloting 19-year-old Thiam finished  ahead of judoka  Anne-Sophie Jura, karateka Laura Pradelli, basketball player Kathy Wambe and hurdler Anne Zagré. The geography student is the successor of […]
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Weekend action – PREVIEW

January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments


As the indoor season gets underway, several WAFEL athletes are set to compete this weekend. On Saturday we will see Thomas Van der Plaetsen in the high jump at the LBFA Championships (out of competition). On Sunday he will be back in action at the Flemish Championships in the men’s long jump and 60m hurdles. The […]
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Belgian Nafi Thiam is Wings For Life World Run Ambassador

January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments


Today the Wings For Life World Run was announced to the public at a press conference in Brussels, Belgium. Stefaan Bettens, the CEO of Jet Import together with Belgian Ambassadors of the event Marc Herremans and WAFEL athlete Nafi Thiam were present to introduce the unique event set to take place on May 4th in […]
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Van der Plaetsen and Nolf kick off 2014 indoor season

January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments


Belgian decathletes Thomas Van der Plaetsen and Cedric Nolf will be opening their indoor season this weekend. 23-year-old Van der Plaetsen, who missed out on both the ‘12 and ’13 indoor season due to injury, just returned from a productive two-month training stint in South Africa and is very excited to kick-off his indoor campaign. […]
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