Judoka Dirk Van Tichelt, bronze medal at the Olympic Games of Rio, on the last day of his training camp in Austria to shed the anterior cruciate ligament of his knee completely ripped. Van Tichelt on 7 February had surgery and must later months of long recovery. “The Bear of Brecht” hopes to be back on the mat to stand from August à september. So the EK and WK jduo (in July and August) are compromised. The Olympic selection of 2020 is still possible.