No human being had ever run more than 500 kilometres in one go, but Karel Sabbe from Ghent has just broken the world record for this extraordinary discipline after racing for 75 hours without stopping
After a semi-final win against the number one in the discipline, Joachim Gérard was narrowly beaten in the final of the French Open wheelchair tennis event.
At the UCI Road World Championships, Wout van Aert takes an honourable second place, both in the time trial and the main event of the road race.
In 1920, Belgium became Olympic champion for the first and only time at the Antwerp Games.
Remco Evenepoel has an impressive 2020 track record, winning the final victory in every event he competed in this year.