Monthly Archives: February 2017

Press release: Thomas Van der Plaetsen and Versele-Laga collaborate in their decathlons towards 2020

February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments


In the next 4 years, decathlete and citizen of Deinze Thomas Van der Plaetsen will be receiving the support of pet food and care items producer Versele-Laga, also located in Deinze. Even though the two ambassadors of Deinze both have their own ambitions, they still have multiple common ‘disciplines’. They already have a strong connection […]
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Nafi Thiam confirms European Indoor participation

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments


Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam today confirmed that she will take on the pentathlon at next week’s European Athletics Indoor Championships which will be held in the Kombank Arena in Belgrade, Serbia from 3 – 5 March 2017. After the incredible high of the Olympics and the many post-Games ceremonies, the 22-year-old went back into winter training with […]
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Thomas Van der Plaetsen pulls out of European Indoor Championships

February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments


Thomas Van der Plaetsen, the European decathlon champion, has been forced to withdraw from the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade from 3-5 March after failing to recover in time from an injured knee. The 26-year-old, who had been hoping to add to the European decathlon gold medal he won in Amsterdam last summer, wounded his knee […]
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