Simplon Michiels Tuesday at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS Mountain biking in the Scottish Glasgow in the cross-country competition and the bronze medal conquered. It is on her 35th day of the first medal. The Antwerp was eight-time Belgian champion and picked up two silver and a bronze. At the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016, she was 21st.
The Swiss Jolanda Neff went after 28 miles, with the gold to the get in 1:31:29. Pauline Ferrand-Prévot from France followed in 1:33:33. Michiels reed after 1:34:56 on the measure.
This year he made Michiels connection in the world. They obtained for the first two toptienplaatsen in a world Cup. Both in the Czech Nove Mesto and in the Andorran Vallnord, she was seventh.
She was also second in the heavy Alps Tour Trophy, a four-day mountainbikerace with a total of 9.400 altitude.
For Belgium, this is the seventh medal at the European Championships in Glasgow and Berlin. Our country is now at two times gold (De Ketele – Ghys, Derwael), two times silver (De Ketele, Derwael) and three bronze (Michiels, D’hoore, Klinckaert).
Kevin Panhuyzen and Jens Schuermans defend later in the day the Belgian colours in the mannenwedstrijd.