Monthly Archives: December 2016

Nafi Thiam named Belgium’s Sportswoman of the Year 2016 after clinching Olympic heptathlon gold

December 18, 2016 | 0 Comments


Nafi Thiam took the top award at the 2016 Sportsgala held at Wild Gallery in Vorst (Brussels) on Saturday. The 22-year-old landed Olympic gold in the heptathlon in Rio in August. En route to her Olympic triumph, she set a world heptathlon best of 1.98m in the high jump, higher than the winning leap in the individual high jump […]
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Interns wanted!

December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments


Wafel Sports Management is preparing for the future! We are an all-round sports management agency specialised in elite athlete management, athlete branding and media relations providing the best opportunities possible to established world-class athletes, as well as the next generation of talent. At WAFEL we are looking for interns to join our team of well-connected sports professionals. […]
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Thomas Van der Plaetsen stelt boek Back On Track voor

December 14, 2016 | 0 Comments


Vandaag stelde Europees Kampioen tienkamp Thomas Van der Plaetsen “Back on Track” voor. In het boek praat hij openhartig over zijn donkere dagen en het revalidatieproces, maar ook over zijn fonds Back On Track, over topsport, trainen en persoonlijke ontwikkeling. Het boek is aangevuld met een heel aantal exclusieve foto’s uit de persoonlijke collectie van Thomas en mensen uit […]
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Nafi Thiam crowned IAAF Female Rising Star of the Year

December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments


Olympic heptathlon gold medalist Nafi Thiam has been named the female Rising Star of the Year at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2016, held at Sporting Monte Carlo on Friday 2 December 2016. The Belgian multievent standout won gold in the heptathlon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with a world-leading national record of 6810. Just 21 at the time, only […]
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