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Magnificent performance of Belgian Cheetahs: 4x400m relay-women demolish 38 year old Belgian record and go to EK

The Belgian 4x400m relay team at the women, since recently, also known as the Belgian Cheetahs, in the Swiss Bern, switzerland, the 38-year-old national record improved. Margo Van puyvelde got some, Hanne Claes, Cynthia Bolingo and Camille Laus rushed to his side to second place in 3:29.06, and may, therefore, also to the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of athletics in Berlin.

The Belgian record stood since 1980 at 3:30.70, for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Berlin, it is 3:29.57 asked. The profit went to Bern to the British, who until 3:28.59 came. The previous Belgian record stood in the name of the Lea Alaerts, Regine Berg, Anne Michel and Rosine Wallez.

In Bern gave startloopster Van puyvelde got some of the stick as the third, Claes walked a hell of a match and launched Bolingo in first position. That last one got it in the last straight line heavy, but could still be as a second pass. Laus was near even on the British, but retained eventually the second place. The 3:29.06 of the Belgians is the second European season time and is good for seventh in the world rankings.

The best 400m-loopsters of the country strike last winter, the heads together, realized that with this generation, anything is possible, and renamed themselves the Belgian Cheetahs. Just a few months later, the national record there already, Tokyo 2020 is the ultimate goal. In Bern, they placed themselves ahead for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Berlin, which takes place from 7 to 12 August.

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