The 31-year-old hurdler Michael Bultheel, that the two times in the semi-finals of the Olympic Games kicked off, depends are wedstrijdspikes on the hook. He focuses on his career as a doctor.
“I am currently a full-time physician and full-time athlete,” said Bultheel a year ago already. “That combination was a bit heavy. Meanwhile, I have other sports discovered that me more satisfaction provide, such as mountain biking,” says the specialist of the 400 meter hurdles there are now about at his farewell. “The most beautiful moments of my career were my two Olympics in London and in Rio, with a slight preference for London.”
Bultheel picked up in 2009, his first of five Belgian titles, and placed himself in the same year for his first international championship. At the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Berlin went to Leuven, turned towards the West-Flemish are still in the series, but the Games of London in 2012, he was handsome eleventh in the semi-finals. By injuries of others, he had a few days later, also surprisingly the final of the 4×400-meter walk, in which he and the Belgian Tornados fifth was.
On the BK in 2015 put Bultheel his fastest chrono down. That 49.04 brings him in second place on the Belgian ranking of all time. At the Games in Rio got Bulheel again in the semi-finals, where he eighteenth. Exit did Bultheel his career last week on the not only in Kortrijk. He ran the 400 meter hurdles in 55.89, and was also on the 4×400 meter off.