European Championship BMX Dessel: Elke Vanhoof and eleven other Belgians at the start


Twelve riders may defend the Belgian colors during the European BMX Championships in their own country. These will take place from Friday 8 July to Sunday 10 July in Antwerp’s Dessel.

Source: BELGA

The eye-catcher of the selection is former European champion Elke Vanhoof, who barely played this season due to a lingering elbow injury. Vanhoof and Belgian champion Ruben Gommers are the only elite riders in the Belgian selection. After an excellent spring, juniors Wannes Magdelijns (boys) and Aiko Gommers (girls) are among the most important Belgian medal candidates.

Belgian selection:

Junior girls: Aiko Gommers, Robyn Gommers, Valerie Vossen

Junior boys: Seppe Laenen, Wannes Magdelijns, Jools Melis, Thomas Willems

Men U23: Mathijn Bogaert, Thibaut Stoffels, Jan-Viktor Vranckx

Women elite: Elke Vanhoof

Men elite: Ruben Gommers

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